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“To give them that multitude of facts, voices, and perspectives, you want the UI to disappear and not be a sense of overload or cognitive load on them but just be transparent.”
“我们的目标,是让每一个频繁的任务,每个用户的需求变得顺利,以便更好地阅读新闻,这就是他们选择谷歌新闻的原因——阅读新闻,并了解发生了什么。”
El mes pasado Google lanzó una nueva versión de su plataforma Google Noticias, que introduce un diseño más simplificado, destaca el fact-checking y ofrece a los usuarios más posibilidades de personalización.
“Para fornecer um monte de fatos, vozes e perspectivas, você quer que a interface do usuário desapareça e não gere uma sensação de sobrecarga ou carga cognitiva para ele, mas apenas seja transparente.”
The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: “news by the people and for the people.”
“Our simple definition, for the purposes of the wiki, is that ‘truth’ is something generally believed by people in a position to know, that are likely to tell the truth.”
“By looking more closely at how fake news moves and mobilizes people, we can develop a richer picture of not only how much it circulates where, but also why it circulates and how it resonates amongst different publics.”