Tag: facebook

by Julie Keck

1. You can now search through more than 400 media ethics codes (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. NYT using Paris email updates to explore a new method of interaction with readers (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. When disaster strikes, where do we turn? Facebook and Twitter, of course (Jeff Jarvis / Observer) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook’s Safety Check leads technology’s support of Paris (Samuel Gibbs / Guardian) 2. As Paris terror attacks unfolded, social media tools offered help in crisis (Vindu Goel & Sydney Ember / New York Times) 3. What social media got wrong about the Paris attacks (Kriston Capps / The Atlantic) 4. The Hype Curve, the […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. At the U.N.-sponsored Internet Governance Forum in Brazil this week, several activists were stopped from demonstrating in support of Net neutrality and against Facebook’s Internet.org application, which is now known as “Free Basics.” Civil […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Quartz to open source two mapping tools (Caroline Scott / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Facebook mulls ad changes for Instant Articles after publisher pushback (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. Will New York Times’ “The Displaced” kick off mass adoption of VR? (Madeline Welsh / Nieman Lab) 4. Hot Pod: What does the future of […] more »

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team

Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. Mexico’s legislature considered — and then quickly shelved — a cybercrime bill that critics labeled “the worst Internet law in history.” The Law for the Prevention and Punishment of Information Crimes was drafted by Senator […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Hearts and faves: How much should Twitter care about its core users? (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 2. NPR is building an analytics bot that emphasizes caring over clicks (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 3. Google aims to make VR hardware irrelevant before it even gets going (Tom Simonite / MIT Tech Review) 4. Understanding what […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. European lawmakers vote in support of Edward Snowden (Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic) 2. New York Times looks for ways to fight ad blocking (Nathalie Tadena / Wall Street Journal) 3. Spotify helps to beat music piracy, European Commission finds (via TorrentFreak) 4. Facebook to bring the next billion people online (and help marketers […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Newspapers in Turkey publish on Twitter after government seizure stops presses (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. Analyzing Facebook lead-in text length (Dan Frohlich / NPR) 3. What you can watch on the new Apple TV + how it compares to Roku, Fire TV, and Chromecast (David Katzmaier / CNET) 4. How PRX and Radiotopia […] more »

by Courtney C. Radsch

“We’re stepping up our efforts to discredit ISIL’s propaganda, especially online,” President Barack Obama told delegates at the Leaders’ Summit on Countering Violent Extremism last month. The social media counter-offensive comes amid U.N. reports of a 70 percent increase in what it terms “foreign terrorist fighters” — citizens of U.N. member states who have left to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How news outlet The Canary aims to ‘diversify media’ (Caroline Scott / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Instant Articles get shared more than old-fashioned links (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) 3. First Look doubles down as First Amendment benefactor (Danny Funt / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. The most controversial hacking cases of the past decade (Kim […] more »