Conor Brophy: Consuming social media responsibly

For all their algorithmic muscle, social media giants still haven’t figured out how to find the truth in their vast slush piles without human editors

16th April, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg founder and CEO of Facebook Pic: Getty

It takes a moment to make sense of the apparently random shapes, but as they come into focus – or at least as the brain assembles them into a pattern – the headline “Question everything” almost magically appears.

The News Literacy Project is rolling out an advertising campaign both to raise awareness of and to help combat fake news. To do so, it has created a new “sideways” font. It consists of images...

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