I recently got a chance to chat with Craig Silverman of ProPublica to get a deeper look at the techniques the team used to dig into Google’s Ad data, which led to a number of stories. It was a great conversation. and I learned much.
Facebook insists that they hold up a mirror to society. But they do more than that: they shape it.
So why do they keep pushing the “mirror” analogy? Ah, well, that’s…the question.
A common thread connects the recent muddles that management at both Facebook and New York Times fell into.
Facebook’s touting of free speech is deceptive. They want you to forget how their platform works.
Why social media is responsible for our fake news crisis.