Hello and welcome to my Nuzzel newsletter!
(All Things #Internet, Media & A Bit Of Me I Guess. From interesting #blogs, podcasts, web TV & web radio, to open & free tools, digital media & empiricism.)
– Jan 16, 5:00 PM
Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram. The two operations we found originated in Russia, and one was active in a variety of countries while the other was…
You can guess the kinds of complaints The New York Times gets about its political coverage. It's too biased, too liberal. Too much coverage of the horserace, not enough coverage of the issues. Too much “But her emails!” in 2016 and…
Wall Street Journal
– Jan 17, 3:00 AM
In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump's personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss's favor before the presidential campaign.
Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech
– Jan 16, 6:54 AM
Most commercial sites, from social media platforms to news outlets to online retailers, collect a wide variety of data about their users' behaviors. Platforms use this data to deliver content and recommendations based on users' interests and…
If you use social media, you've probably noticed a trend across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now profile pictures, mostly from 10 years ago and this year. Kate O'Neill is the founder of KO Insights and the…