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Articles tagged viral news (5)

“Once a certain critical mass is met, repetition has a powerful effect on belief. The rumor becomes true for readers simply by virtue of its ubiquity.”
Tweaks to the News Feed algorithm that push back against satire and hoaxes suggest that Facebook wants better content — but is pushing responsibility on its users.
They’re everywhere: Tidbits of “data journalism” produced by companies looking for a viral boost. Your skepticism is warranted.
It’s one of a number of new news apps trying to reinvent mobile news around a card metaphor. Simon Owens
Plus: Twitter’s redesign, the debate over how to legally define journalism, and all the rest of this week’s must-reads in media and tech.