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Yes, deepfakes can make people believe in misinformation — but no more than less-hyped ways of lying
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Nov. 1, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TPM sees mobile traffic bump, Web users don’t like stock photos of people, Foursquare a hit at DC rally

Documentary film director Drea Cooper on visual storytelling and the fine line between journalism and art http://nie.mn/bmovj6 »

The Approval Matrix + the iPad: Highbrow and Brilliant. http://nie.mn/cSNIkh »

"Why confine such a potent idea to one televised event when it could live on so much longer online?" http://nie.mn/bEE4Dk »

MapRoulette? MapCrunch offers a serendipitous slideshow of Google Street View locales http://nie.mn/dbGoqh (via @mathewi) »

What to do with a Twitter star on your staff http://nie.mn/dchFmf »

Ever wondered what a Facebook wall looks like–in real life? Here’s @Mashable‘s http://nie.mn/bkEj49 http://yfrog.com/4xs15p »

This weekend’s Rally for Sanity in DC got nearly 30,000 Foursquare check-ins http://nie.mn/9vHypm »

Fascinating: Web users are drawn to photos of "real people" but ignore stock images of "generic people" http://nie.mn/dz8LO4 (via @zseward) »

TPM now gets about 7% of its total visits from mobile devices–up from 3.5% in Nov 2009 http://nie.mn/d2Mwwx »

Each day, around 1 million new devices—computers, mobile phones, TVs, etc.—are hooked up to the Internet http://nie.mn/cu8xVR »

Blekko, the user-driven search engine, debuts today http://nie.mn/aDJWVo »

 
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