1. Exquisite Tweets from @nathanjurgenson, @emilybell, @zeynep, @digiphile

    PreoccupationsCollected by Preoccupations

    this point on how to treat leaks in an age of info abundance vs scarcity is a great one
    nytimes.com/2016/11/05/opi…

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    nathanjurgenson

    nathanjurgenson

  2. Reading a great deal about the problem of false information on #Facebook: the result of pursuing a market driven attention economy 1/2

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    emilybell

    emily bell

    You can observe exactly the same trajectory with British (tabloid ..and other ) newspapers over a much longer timespan 2/2

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    emilybell

    emily bell

    Inertia towards lies and misleading information is like Twitter's troll problem - it will only be resolved with advertiser pressure

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    emily bell

  3. Maximizing engagement/ views / clicks on individual stories has many destructive effects: cable TV or social media. twitter.com/emilybell/stat…

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    So as long as 'news' on #Facebook is in some way helping them commercially (by keeping users 'engaged') expect no change.

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    zeynep

    zeynep tufekci

    The past wasn't some great ideal public sphere; but what we have now is an unraveling and acceleration of some of the worst dynamics.

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    zeynep tufekci

    Problem with mass hacks isn't just privacy, it's info glut merging with old media's worst tendencies. My NYT piece: nytimes.com/2016/11/05/opi…

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    zeynep

    zeynep tufekci

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  7. "If you have a society where people can't agree on basic facts, how do you have a functioning democracy?"-@PostBaron mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/07/bus…

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