Category: social media

Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping. He would see the work of an army of Twitter trolls, ordered to attack him and other influential Saudis who…

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But, as Ms. Tufekci and other researchers stress, such experiments are anecdotal. Mr. Serrato wanted to get a fuller picture of how YouTube shapes perceptions of events. So he conducted something known as a network analysis, applying techniques he had…

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5.48pm EDT17:48 Summary This four-hour House hearing was incredibly long, but not particularly illuminating, except insofar as revealing the personal preoccupations of various individual congresspeople. To recap the events of the day: Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey testified to the…

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The tobacco industry says it no longer tries to hook new generations of smokers. So what’s behind the legions of beautiful young people in smoking, vaping and partying posts with the same hashtags? Image It’s been years since the tobacco…

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