Arbiter of Mis-Truth

Facebook is slowly getting its act together in restricting hate speech and misinformation. The latest step is a welcome one from the social media behemoth. It has said in the past that it doesn’t want to become an arbiter of truth, but the acting of hosting and dissemination of this type of content automatically gives […]

What Not To Read

Usually this bureau likes to recommend things to read. This time there’s going to be a recommendation of what not to read. Misinformation about the coronavirus is spreading faster than the virus itself. And example of this was a tweet from Eric Feigl-Ding on how contagious the virus was. His tweet went viral and spread […]

Social Media Needs an Editor

This bureau is on record for not being a fan of social media and even calls it Junk Media. But instead of just complaining a solution needs to be offered. That solution stems from the dictum, Every writer needs an editor. Whether it be an actual person or some sort of automated process the world’s […]

Techlash

Doing on a search online for Facebook backlash and you get a lot of results – Around 17 million depending on your search engine of choice. Whether it’s a backlash specifically on women, the democratic process, or just Facebook itself, it’s not looking good for the social media giant. Dani Rodrik, an economist from Harvard […]