With all this drama lately on fake news, censorships and manipulations of platforms, I wanted to weigh in some of my thoughts on the issues plaguing content creators created by the big social media platforms.
I had a nice chat with @infovore last night and as I was reading back on the older SteemMags I started thinking back of some issues that were big a few months/years ago. Facebook being one of the bigger problems, but after reading @ash's post about the reddit manipulation video and looking through the youtubers other videos I came to realize that reddit isn't that much different.
I remembered a really great video which explained in a nutshell the issues with facebook and what it does. It's a video created by Kurzgesagt - In a nutshell on youtube.
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With all the hype around
fake news, and the media trying to pretend like this is a new phenomenon and also creating the idea that we are in a
post-truth era, some people in society recognize that we have always had fake news, and there are always people who aren't interested in the truth of reality.
One such person is Dominique Brossard, a Life Sciences Communication Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She discussed her finding on the fake news hype related to science and online social networks at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
She recognizes that science has always had fake information:
Fake news about science has always existed. What has changed now is social media and the potential to disseminate this kind of news much faster among social networks.
**Fake news is spreading false information under the guise of real news. in order to influence people by them simply be
According to a Swedish site there were various minor incidents, as in any country, but no major attack. He may have just been watching Fox 'news' and misheard a report.
Trump really needs to check his facts before accusing others of fake news.
How many governments are not trying to 'keep our country safe'? Of course there are risks to allowing immigration, but there's also a need to help people in dire need. The rogue elements can come from anywhere, including from US born white people. Just blocking all people from a few selected coun
This video explains in detail to the layman at how easily people are dumb enough to believe anything.