posts tagged facebook

2/17/18 // Can Anyone Make Money From GIFs?

Short answer: No. Shorter answer: a GIF of Danny DeVito shaking his head "no." | read

2/2/18 // Ep 43 // Facebook Is People! / ‘Strong Island’

Matt Ruby and Charles Gould on changes to Facebook. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Strong Island.’ Molly Knefel on how Oprah won’t save us in 2020. Sneak preview of The Royal They’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen

1/13/18 // Facebook Rids its News Feed of All That Pesky “News”

Changes to Facebook shows the social media network doesn’t understand people | read

10/28/17 // Will Facebook Destroy Online News?

The social media giant is changing the way it presents information. | read

10/17/17 // Almost All Of My Girlfriends On Facebook Posted ‘Me Too’

Maybe a social media movement isn’t what survivors asked for, but it’s definitely bringing attention to a problem that's too often ignored. | read

10/11/17 // Miley’s New Album Is Dumb And Trump Fans Want Her Out of America

Miley riled up conservatives and now they're coming in like a wrecking ball. | read

10/7/17 // How Addictive Is Social Media, Really?

Silicon Valley developers are increasingly trying to make their technology as habit forming as possible. Their intentions are surely bad, but they don't understand human nature well enough to really pull it off. | read

10/3/17 // Indie Musicians Covered ‘Linger’ And The Responses Are Harsh And Hilarious

Facebook user Jason Lee probably said it best. “Christ on a crotchrocket, please don’t let that linger any longer.” | read

9/26/17 // Dave Rand, Part II: Keeping Up with Fake News

In Part II, Dave Rand discusses the difficulties in keeping up with fake news, Facebook's potential solutions, and how much onus is on people consuming media. | listen

9/25/17 // Dave Rand, Part I: Flagging Fake News

Dave Rand joins the show to discuss his recent study about the effects of fact checking and verifying news articles on social media sites like Facebook. | listen

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

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