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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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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.
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Mark Coddington    July 11, 2014
Plus: Google and censorship, The Wall Street Journal turns 125, and the rest of this week’s news about journalism and tech.
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Ken Doctor    July 10, 2014
“It’s not the hive that’s at issue here. It’s the big, monopolistic beekeepers who should give us pause.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    July 8, 2014
“We’re always navigating information and culture by way of these mechanisms, and every mechanism has a built in notion of what it’s trying to accomplish.”