Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The Wall Street Journal debuts a new podcast with investing news for “Joe Sixpack”
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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
USA Today / Elizabeth Weise and Brad Heath / May 8
“Facebook suggested three weeks ago that a ‘major spam operation’ had set up the accounts as a way to access and potentially spam and scam its users. These fake accounts follow and comment on publishers’ pages to lend a veneer of credibility that might help the account operators connect with real users while veiling them from Facebook’s automatic fake account detectors. USA TODAY appears to have been the main target of this operation.”
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