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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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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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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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