Fake news spreads six times faster than true stories on Twitter, researchers claim

Humans beings really are a load of twits (Picture: Reuters)False information – or fake news – travels around Twitter six times quicker than true stories, researchers have suggested. Three scholars from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analysed the spread of more than 126,000 stories shared on the social media site over the decade to 2016.… […]

http://maconsultancycardiff.com/cardiff-blog/fake-news-spreads-six-times-faster-than-true-stories-on-twitter-researchers-claim-2/

Fake news spreads six times faster than true stories on Twitter, claim researchers…

Humans beings really are a load of twits (Picture: Reuters)False information – or fake news – travels around Twitter six times quicker than true stories, researchers have suggested. Three scholars from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analysed the spread of more than 126,000 stories shared on the social media site over the decade to 2016.… […]

http://maconsultancycardiff.com/cardiff-blog/fake-news-spreads-six-times-faster-than-true-stories-on-twitter-researchers-claim/

Fake news spreads six times faster than true stories on Twitter, researchers claim

Humans beings really are a load of twits (Picture: Reuters)False information – or fake news – travels around Twitter six times quicker than true stories, researchers have suggested. Three scholars from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analysed the spread of more than 126,000 stories shared on the social media site over the decade to 2016.…

http://metro.co.uk/2018/03/09/fake-news-spreads-six-time-faster-true-stories-twitter-researchers-claim-7374888/

Fake news spreads six times faster than true stories on Twitter, researchers claim

Humans beings really are a load of twits (Picture: Reuters)False information – or fake news – travels around Twitter six times quicker than true stories, researchers have suggested. Three scholars from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology analysed the spread of more than 126,000 stories shared on the social media site over the decade to 2016.…

http://metro.co.uk/2018/03/09/fake-news-spreads-six-time-faster-true-stories-twitter-researchers-claim-7374888/

How do you get verified on Twitter?

The main goal is to give a unique and fluid experience for people in the Twitter-sphere. (Picture: Getty Images)A verified badge is a check that appears next to a Twitter account’s name in search and on the profile. It means that Twitter has confirmed that this is the authentic account for a public figure, celebrity or…

http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/13/how-do-you-get-verified-on-twitter-7226610/

FBI Request For Twitter Data May Have Overstepped Legal Guidelines

The FBI appeared to go beyond the scope of existing legal guidance in seeking certain kinds of internet records from Twitter as recently as last year, legal experts said, citing two warrantless surveillance orders the social media company published on Friday. Twitter said its disclosures were the first time the company had been allowed to…

http://fortune.com/2017/01/27/fbi-twitter-data-legal-guidelines/

What Twitter Needs to Do in 2017

These are undeniably dark days for Twitter, so when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked users for feedback, he got a lot of impassioned responses. Following in the footsteps of Brian Chesky: what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? #Twitter2017 — jack (@jack) December 29, 2016 One of…

http://fortune.com/2016/12/31/what-twitter-needs-to-do-in-2017/

Tweet with flashing images sent to epileptic writer

Vanity Fair writer Kurt Eichenwald suffered a seizure after receiving a flashing image tweet Via Tech Feed http://bbc.in/2hBl1Bt

https://killerconettv.wordpress.com/2016/12/19/tweet-with-flashing-images-sent-to-epileptic-writer/

3Novices:Google: Euro 2016, Pokemon and Bowie lead UK search queries

Google reveals that Euro 2016 was its top trending search term in the UK, and Pokemon Go its global equivalent. http://ift.tt/2hMloWM #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2016/12/14/3novicesgoogle-euro-2016-pokemon-and-bowie-lead-uk-search-queries/