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Archives: August 25, 2017

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.
Plus: The importance (or not) of identifying news sources, big companies go rumor-hunting, and how easy it is to plant a fake poll.