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Plus: YouTube’s sad reliance on Wikipedia, a problem with Pinterest, and how countries around the world are fighting misinformation.
“The kinds of things that I often see could literally be stopped by one person. I mean: 4chan trending on Google during the Las Vegas shooting? How that even happened, I have no idea, but I do know that one person could have stopped that.”
Plus: The Brits come to the U.S. to grill tech execs, and spammers come to Instant Articles.
Metaphors don’t just highlight a comparison — they also downplay the aspects they don’t capture. And “platform” papers over some of the big questions social media raises.
“The central fear, as Eli Pariser has put it, is that ‘news-filtering algorithms narrow what we know.’ This, at least, is the theory.”
As “second screen” offerings from TV networks mushroom, online outlets are jostling for attention with live shows of their own.
Plus: a new model for audio native advertising (sponsor-produced episodes in an otherwise editorial show), ESPN goes cross-platform, and The New York Times enters the competitive politics podcast space.
Vox wants to move beyond the web page to tell compelling stories.
It is the “center of a Venn diagram” between BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and BuzzFeed News.