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April 15, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Salon and McSweeney’s partner up, TV newsrooms prefer Twitter to Facebook, CAPTCHA ads coming soon

The future of news, Hilarious Puppet edition http://j.mp/8ZJD1C »

Coming soon to a website near you: CAPTCHA advertising (via @simonowenshttp://j.mp/aVygpH »

The Economist launches tool to highlight its site’s most commented and debated content http://j.mp/aPNY81 »

“I believe all software is media and will be seen as such by its users.” (h/t @jasonfryhttp://j.mp/9y9DTz »

Someone tweets a link to a New York Times story once every 4 seconds: @harrisj explains beyond the stat http://j.mp/d3oPXb »

Salon and McSweeney’s launch a new content partnership http://j.mp/8XIWVi »

Great context for @lkmcgann‘s Apple app-police story http://j.mp/drj9aq: @NiemanReports on editorial cartoons http://j.mp/bNyzgo »

Only 20% of TV newsrooms have Facebook pages, but 71% use Twitter “constantly” or “daily” (via @poynterhttp://j.mp/dz660a »

Twitter now has 105,779,710 registered users http://j.mp/aSzASZ »

Can you put a price on a Facebook fan? Sure, try $3.60 http://j.mp/dmCyfM »

Nieman Lab to be featured in the Library of Congress! (And everyone else who tweeted anything, ever) http://j.mp/9a6E7y »

.@readwriteweb picks its top 10 YouTube videos about how Twitter has changed our culture http://j.mp/beJPbT »

 
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Don’t click this: When should news organizations use “nofollow” links?
Plus, a new free course for online fact-checking taught via workspace app Notion.
One potential route to flagging fake news at scale: Linguistic analysis
It’s not perfect, but legitimate and faked news articles use language differently in ways that can be detected algorithmically: “On average, fake news articles use more expressions that are common in hate speech, as well as words related to sex, death, and anxiety.”
Finally, Instagram is getting fact-checked (in a limited way and just in the U.S., for now)
“The potential to prevent harm is high here, particularly with the widespread existence of health misinformation on the platform.”