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“Let’s put the nail in the coffin of chasing clicks and likes.”
“We think this will be a beacon of civility as the year progresses toward the midterms in this really polarized time.”
“There’s a reason the group’s called PostThis — we want people to take stories we share there and actually post them to their own networks.”
An average post in the private subscribers group of just over 2,000 members attracts about twice the number of comments as a post on the Globe’s main Facebook page, which is approaching half a million likes.
“The group has become a great community in its own right.”
The private Facebook group hit 18,000 members, with many threads devolving into fights over touchy parenting topics.
ProPublica hopes its Patient Harm Facebook group will show that the value of crowdsourcing can be more than mining social media for sources.