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Articles tagged meta (26)

“We do think our results can inform readers’ priors about the potential effects of social media in the final weeks of high-profile national elections.”
“We observe a dramatic increase in posts containing screenshots of Canadian news stories in the post-ban period.”
What’s important to watch, in this gnarly legislation filled with acronyms, are two simple things: Money In and Money Out.
“If we accept that news is a public good, not something we can treat as a product to be traded like soap, then we have to develop economic models that somehow get the public to pay for it.”
“You need Google to stay in this. Otherwise, it devastates the entire industry.”
Independent outlets explain how traffic and engagement have plummeted overnight after Meta blocked news from its platforms.
“It falls to both the tech companies that built these systems and an engaged public to create technologies designed for social cohesion.”
“While we recognize our members need more funding, we’ve decided that’s not our role as a membership association.”