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  • New Study Reveals 9-15% of Accounts on Twitter are Bots

    New Study Reveals 9-15% of Accounts on Twitter are Bots

    A recent study conducted by the University of Southern California estimated that between 9% and 15% of the active accounts on Twitter are run by robots and not humans. According to Twitter's own website, they have 313 million active users on Twitter - which puts the number of possible bots [...]

  • More Ads Coming to Facebook’s Instant Articles

    More Ads Coming to Facebook’s Instant Articles

    Starting next week, publishers can place ads up to every 250 words in an article - previously 350 - according to a Facebook Media Blog post. Publishers will have the ability to either manually place ads or opt for automatically placement of their ads every 250, 350, or 500 words. [...]

  • Facebook Begins Labeling Fake News As “Disputed”

    Facebook Begins Labeling Fake News As “Disputed”

    As promised, Facebook has begun labeling fake news stories with a special callout in the Facebook post that says the content has been "disputed by 3rd party fact-checkers." This new tag will link to a source containing the article's claims from a source like ABC News, Poitifact, FactCheck, Snopes, and [...]

  • Pinterest Now Lets You Search For Products Using Any Image Without Visiting Pinterest

    Pinterest Now Lets You Search For Products Using Any Image Without Visiting Pinterest

    Pinterest has announced an update to its chrome extension that will let users search for similar pictures on Pinterest, without even visiting the website. In their blog post, the described how the new tool will work. To start doing visual searches, you'll need to install Pinterest's Pin It button, if [...]

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