posts tagged facebook

9/18/17 // Special MGG Mondays

It’s a special edition of MGG Mondays with Melissa Gira Grant, talking Facebook targeting anti-Semites, more ICE agents in NYC courts, and Chelsea getting invited then disinvited to… | listen

9/8/17 // The Definitive Timeline of Mark Zuckerberg Not Running For President

For a guy not running for president, he’s sure doing a lot of things that a guy running for president would do. | read

6/28/17 // Dr. Filippo Menacer on Fake News Spreading

Dr. Filippo Menczer joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the spread of fake news on social media websites, the difficulty of problematic bots, and how people can educate themselves against low-quality information. | listen

6/23/17 // Ep 11 // (Amazon + Whole Foods) x (Facebook - Media Companies) / ‘Rough Night’

This week, we welcome back contributor Matt Ruby, along with new contributor Charles Gould, to discuss Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and friction in the relationship between Facebook and media… | listen

6/9/17 // Ep 9 // Fake News and ‘Wonder Woman’

This week, we welcome back contributors Ester Steinberg and Matt Ruby to discuss the ongoing issue of so-called “Fake News”. Also, Charles Hinshaw returns to discuss the new movie, Wonder Woman,… | listen

5/13/17 // No Love for Facebook Reactions

The implications run deeper than dropping likes as you scroll. | read

5/4/17 // Ten Concerts, One’s a Lie: The #Resistance’s Retreat into Pop Culture

Facebook was weirdly obsessed with concert-going this month. Was Trump fatigue the cause? | read

4/14/17 // Ep 1 // Free College, Streaming Music, and Colossal

For our inaugural episode, we welcome Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby. With the dawning of “free” four year college in New York State, we discuss the value of a college education, some of the… | listen

4/5/17 // Respectful Discussion Prevails in Facebook Comments Section

The thread featured tasteful exchanges between commenters and a respectful expression of differing viewpoints. | read

1/20/17 // Fakebook

Facebook has been developing ways to combat fake news. Part of the plan relies on reporting from users, but Facebook is also working on software that will remove fake news automatically. BTR looks at how this software works and what implications this might have for social media. | read

10/17/16 // How Did Dating Apps Become Social Networks?

Dating apps and social networks have officially fused into a cyber lovefest of hookups and friendship, blurring the boundary between romantic or platonic love. | read

10/13/16 // Fuck You Facebook (Op-Ed)

Too often we—myself included—assume public profiles are a true indication of someone’s life. As a result, we set standards for our own life to match those who seem truly happy, in love, successful, or any other adjective that we deem desirable enough to identify ourselves with. Unfortunately,… | read

10/10/16 // Why Video Calls Are The Worst (Op-Ed)

People want less stress, they don’t want to be put on the spot more often. Video calling adds a layer of preparation that only increases phone-related anxiety. | read

10/7/16 // Is Facebook Emotionally Toxic? (Op-Ed)

It’s happened to all of us: the steady decline into a Facebook hole. Is our constant access to memories and people poisoning our mental health? BTRtoday explores. | read

9/30/16 // If Jesus had Instagram, I’d Follow Him

BTRtoday explores how the selfie can transcend narcissistic art. | read

9/5/16 // Posting Fitness on Facebook is a Sign of Narcissism

A 2015 revealed—unsurprisingly—that narcissists are more like to post Facebook status updates about their fitness routines. | read

8/26/16 // Facebook Can Tell What Your Political Views Are

Facebook’s special algorithm enables it to analyze users' data and determine how much of a liberal or conservative he or she is. | read

3/8/16 // When Selfies Kill

It sounds like a joke, but selfies are becoming an increasingly serious cause of death. BTRtoday takes a look into the motives behind the dangerous social media habit. | read

12/31/15 // Zuckerberg's Con

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's disingenuous charity scam, our end-of-the-year round-up, and listener mail. | listen

12/13/15 // Love In The Age Of Ghosting

When it’s not working out, should you simply ghost out? | read

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