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By Anselmo Lucio | La sociedad digital nos da a todos el poder de ser emisores y receptores a la vez y de elegir entre los numerosos nuevos medios con cual nos comunicamos, con quién y cuándo. Adiós 'mass media', hola comunicación personalizada. En esta publicación encontrarás información y opinión sobre internet, comunicación, periodismo, tecnología, activismo, derechos y cultura.

Las máquinas espiarán su historial en internet para decidir si le dan un préstamo

La 'start-up' ZestFinance ha creado un sistema de aprendizaje automático que analiza patrones de navegación como las apuestas para predecir si un …

‘So much of it is a con’: Confessions of a veteran ad tech developer

Programmatic has been extolled for its efficiency, but for the latest in our anonymous Confessions series, we talked to a skeptical digital industry …

Digital Advertising

Code-Dependent: Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age

(filistimlyanin/iStock.com)<p>Algorithms are instructions for solving a problem or completing a task. Recipes are algorithms, as are math equations. …

Algorithms

10 bulos sobre libertad de expresión

Las ‘Leyes Mordaza’ han supuesto una restricción de libertades sin precedentes. Sin embargo, no todo lo que se cuenta de ellas es cierto: aún te …

A battle rages for the future of the Web

The W3C, led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, looks set to standardise DRM-enabling Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) in Web browsers, a move that betrays the …

Los algoritmos como religión

La publicación de un informe de Pew Research Center titulado <i>“Code-dependent: pros and cons of the algorithm age“</i> (pdf), en el que incluye la opinión …

España, Francia y pronto la UE: los cargos de "glorificar el terrorismo" amenazan la libertad de expresión

Una de las funciones más importantes de un gobierno democrático es la de proteger nuestro derecho a expresarnos libremente proporcionándonos un nivel …

Premiada periodista de derechos humanos china: “Esto es una vocación, no una opción de carrera”

Puesto de periódicos y revistas en Beijing. Foto de Ernie via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).<i>Esta historia fue escrita por Rammie Chui y Zoe Lai y originalmente</i> …

Twitter cae un 10% en bolsa tras sumar sólo nueve millones de usuarios en 2016

Twitter ha presentado sus resultados del último trimestre fiscal de 2016 y ha vuelto a decepcionar a los mercados. Instantes después de publicar sus …

One of the worst comments sections on the internet is shutting down

Good riddance to one of the worst places to socialize on the internet. Amazon-owned IMDb announced today it will be closing down its discussion board later this month, and turning off the ability for users to private message each other. The company claimed the decision was made because the boards …

Social Media

Some of the New York Times’ best stories aren’t in the Times — they’re on Twitter

Which is great for you, and me, and Twitter. What about the Times?<p>New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman had a great story yesterday: On Saturday, Donald Trump, operating on less than four hours’ sleep, flew into a rage because of a National Park tweet that a fellow Times reporter had …

News Media

Acoso, trolls y violencia: cómo el odio envenenó las redes sociales

Soy el imbécil que se alegró de una lesión de <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b>.<p>Por si algún loco está oyendo la tele sin ver la imagen, le diré q lo de Payet a …

People Read News On Facebook But They Don’t Really Trust It, A Survey Found

Only 18% of people surveyed said they trust news on Facebook all or most of the time.<p>A majority of American adults say they consumed news on Facebook in the past month — but they are deeply skeptical about the trustworthiness of information on that platform, according to a new survey conducted by …

Cinco maneras de generar información desechable para proteger tu identidad en Internet

<b>El robo de identidades en Internet está de moda</b>. Según se publicó en StatisticBrain, hay entre 12 y 15 millones de víctimas al año, con pérdidas …

BBC sets up team to debunk fake news

Permanent Reality Check team will target false stories or facts being shared on social media<p>The BBC is to assemble a team to fact check and debunk deliberately misleading and false stories masquerading as real news.<p>Amid growing concern among politicians and news organisations about the impact of …

It’s time to retire the tainted term ‘fake news’

When Jim DeMint wanted to dis a TV interviewer’s suggestion that Obamacare has merits as well as flaws, the former senator and tea partyer used a handy putdown: “You can put all that under the category of fake news.”<p>When conspiracy theorist Alex Jones wanted to deny a CNN report that Ivanka Trump …

Journalism

Google Helping Mobile Publishing? Some Publishers Are Not So Sure

SAN FRANCISCO — Last month, Federico Viticci, who runs MacStories, a news site devoted to Apple and its products, made a change in how the site publishes articles for mobile gadgets. MacStories, he declared, would no longer support a Google-backed method for faster loading of mobile web pages, …

Google

If Donald Trump Targets Journalists, Thank Obama

WASHINGTON — If Donald J. Trump decides as president to throw a whistle-blower in jail for trying to talk to a reporter, or gets the F.B.I. to spy on a journalist, he will have one man to thank for bequeathing him such expansive power: Barack Obama.<p>Mr. Trump made his animus toward the news media …

Journalism

Noticias falsas en los medios de comunicación españoles en 2016

MADRID// El diccionario Oxford eligió posverdad como palabra del año, un neologismo que “denota circunstancias en que los hechos objetivos influyen …

Los amateurs acabaron con el periodismo

No sé cómo no se dio cuenta. Fueron los pijos. También las noticias gratis en la red, los ajustes en las redacciones, la corrupción del sindicato, la …

Creating A Trust Toolkit for Journalism

Over the last decade newsrooms have spent a lot of time building their digital toolbox but today we need a new toolbox for building trust.<p>Earlier …

New Search Engine Hoaxy Tracks the Spread of Fake News

A brand new search engine called Hoaxy, which aims to track the spread of fake news, is now available in beta. The search engine was created by …

Now you can fact-check Trump’s tweets — in the tweets themselves

<i>This article has been updated to include a link to a Firefox version of the extension and to include tweets sent from the POTUS account.</i><p>On Friday morning, President-elect Donald Trump took a new tack in his war on the Russia hacking issue.<p>As our Dave Weigel noted, this isn't really accurate. There …

Donald Trump

Los 9 principios para trabajar en el Siglo 21: Joichi Ito del MIT Media Lab

<b>9 Principios para Trabajar en el Siglo XXI.</b><p><b>Por Alberto Dotras.</b> <b><br>The Cool Ruler.</b><p>Los 9 principios para trabajar en el Siglo 21: Joichi Ito del MIT Media …

Over 150 filmmakers and photojournalists call on major camera manufacturers to build encryption into their cameras

Camera manufacturers are behind the times compared to other technology companies. All iPhones and many Android phones come with encryption built into …

New Media Shares Old Media's Roof - Bloomberg Gadfly

Hot shots of new media are like twentysomethings who live in their parents' basement.<p>Many of the popular digital news and entertainment newcomers …

Journalism

Most Americans Who See Fake News Believe It, New Survey Says

An exclusive Ipsos poll conducted for BuzzFeed News found that 75% of American adults who were familiar with a fake news headline viewed the story as accurate.<p>Fake news headlines fool American adults about 75% of the time, according to a large-scale new survey conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for …

In the shadow of Facebook, Twitter loses traction with publishers

Social publishing is becoming a zero-sum game. As media companies clamor for reader attention on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, there’s one place …

Google, democracy and the truth about internet search

Tech-savvy rightwingers have been able to ‘game’ the algorithms of internet giants and create a new reality where Hitler is a good guy, Jews are evil and… Donald Trump becomes president<p>Here’s what you don’t want to do late on a Sunday night. You do not want to type seven letters into Google. That’s …