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

By |March 14th, 2017|News|

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

By |March 10th, 2017|News|

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”

By |March 7th, 2017|News|

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 [...]