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Facebook is the Internet’s largest social network. Facebook topped 1 billion active users in September 2012 and was the second-most-visited website in the United States, behind Google, as of 2011. Its mobile platform had 874 million active users in 2013. It is also the top source of traffic to the web’s largest portals, such as Yahoo and MSN. Facebook generated…

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Mark Coddington    Aug. 29, 2014
Plus: Concerns about biased news and social media in Ferguson, a Pew study on what we don’t talk about online, and the rest of the news in journalism and tech.
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Mark Coddington    Aug. 22, 2014
Plus: Controversy at Time Inc., more plagiarism allegations, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Caroline O'Donovan    Aug. 12, 2014
A new voice on social platforms helped Mother Jones beat its traffic records.
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Joseph Lichterman    Aug. 5, 2014
The nonprofit investigative outlet is working to connect sources with journalists from other news organizations to further its reporting on how schools physically restrain students.
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John Wihbey    July 29, 2014
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.