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Sept. 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TV Guide to offer Foursquare check-ins, David Simon’s a Genius, Twitter passes MySpace

"What we’re finding is the simpler the story, the more it resonates with average people." http://nie.mn/bJVnxu »

Make of this what you will: Twitter now gets more traffic than MySpace http://nie.mn/ciXHQS »

Knight Foundation plans to cover costs for non profit news orgs to use Press+ pay platform http://nie.mn/bbqEeb »

Check-in, Danno: TVGuide.com to offer Foursquare-like check-ins for watching your favorite shows http://nie.mn/9pS4Mo »

Who is Ken Jautz? The new head of CNN discovered Glenn Beck, made Nancy Grace a star http://nie.mn/czSD7I »

Facebook researchers figured out a way to predict your ethnicity http://nie.mn/aoAUKF »

Genius! David Simon is among the winners of this year’s MacArthur fellowships http://nie.mn/bJx8z3 »

Per @nicknotned, "a Facebook edition could be Gawker’s future" http://nie.mn/8ZVKXd »

 
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Notifications every 2 minutes: This in-depth look at how people really use WhatsApp shows why fighting fake news there is so hard
“In India, citizens actively seem to be privileging breadth of information over depth…Indians at this moment are not themselves articulating any kind of anxiety about dealing with the flood of information in their phones.”
Facebook probably didn’t want to be denying it paid people to create fake news this week, but here we are
Plus: WhatsApp pays for misinformation research and a look at fake midterm-related accounts (“heavy on memes, light on language”).
How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes
“We have seen this rapid rise in deep learning technology and the question is: Is that going to keep going, or is it plateauing? What’s going to happen next?”