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Cara y cruz de las redes sociales en las elecciones USA 2016

Las elecciones estadounidenses de 2016 han consolidado el poder de las redes sociales como herramientas de comunicación política para difundir …

Fantasmas de Roma: un paseo romántico (I) - Zenda

<b>Foros, emperadores y mal de Stendhal</b><p>Bajo el débil sol de diciembre, sentada sobre un mármol del <b>Campo de Marte</b>, <b></b>pienso en el general que regresa con su …

Palantir, el mayor invento de espionaje del mundo del megamillonario Peter Thiel

<i>Senador Cantwell: ¿Cree que Palantir ha recolectado alguna vez datos de Facebook?</i><p><i>Mark Zuckerberg: Senador, no tengo conocimiento de ello.</i><p>De todas las …

My Salt Experiment

New science rebukes claims of salt being benign. It also says food will taste better after adjusting to less. Let's see.<p>The childhood origins of the experiment<p>When I was a kid, my mom and stepfather switched from salted butter to unsalted. I remember the unsalted tasted bland, like nothing. I …

Food

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

The Man Behind the President’s Tweets

<b>L</b>ast July, President Donald Trump was sued in federal court over his Twitter habits. It wasn’t the tone or content of Trump’s approximately 37,300 tweets that had landed him in trouble. Instead, it was the possible unconstitutionality of the way he uses one feature of the platform: the block …

Donald Trump

“Ni anuncios ni quioscos; hoy a un diario lo salvan sus suscriptores”

Orgullosos de pagar<p>Mientras se suceden recortes de sueldos y plantillas en nuestra prensa y se cierran quioscos, es un alivio ver como en EE.UU. los …

Flickr has been sold after 13 years at Yahoo. Can Flickr be relevant again?

It won’t be easy.<p>Flickr, the pioneering online photo-sharing community — whose rise and purchase by Yahoo in 2005 was a key storyline in the “Web 2.0” era — has a surprise new owner.<p>Verizon, its current owner via its Oath subsidiary, has sold Flickr to SmugMug, an even older, subscription-based …

Advertising

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

Books

How ProPublica Became Big Tech’s Scariest Watchdog

The nonprofit is fighting fire with fire, developing algorithms and bots that hold Facebook and Amazon accountable.<p>Facebook is a political battleground where Russian operatives work to influence elections, fake news runs rampant, and political hopefuls use ad targeting to reach swing voters. We …

Internet

Why diverse online communities don’t trust journalists and seven ways to fix it

Online

Look who’s talking

<i>Introducing a new focus on audience engagement for The Economist</i><p>I have some news. Not one story but two.<p>The first is that <i>The Economist</i> has appointed …

U.S. Politics

Sepámoslo, los millennials son los padres

Hace <b>diez años que tenemos teléfonos inteligentes,</b> casi tanto como contamos con Whatsapp. Si a los adultos nos cuesta recordar cómo era la vida antes …

Transcript of Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing

<i>Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees Tuesday to discuss data privacy and Russian disinformation on his social network. Below is the transcript of the hearing.</i><p><i>[Follow Wednesday's updates here.]</i><p>SEN. CHARLES E. GRASSLEY (R-IOWA): The …

Privacy

Facebook's Not Listening Through Your Phone. It Doesn't Have To

In the bright-eyed naiveté of my first few weeks as Facebook's first leader of the ads targeting effort, I'd eagerly confront each new conspiracy …

La batalla política se libra en Twitter - Antoni Gutiérrez-Rubí

La comunicación política y electoral se ha modificado —drásticamente— con la hegemonía del ecosistema digital en la creación de la agenda pública y …

Zuckerberg da explicaciones al Senado por el escándalo de la fuga de datos

El fundador de Facebook comparece en el Capitolio tras la polémica desatada por el caso Cambridge Analytica. “Es mi error y lo siento”, afirma en su …

Mark Zuckerberg's Privacy Shell Game

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress Tuesday, and for five hours, senators who appeared to have halting grasp of the company’s intricacies …

Privacy

Mark Zuckerberg Testifies on Facebook Before Skeptical Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Outside the Capitol Building on Tuesday sat dozens of cardboard cutouts depicting Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, wearing a characteristic T-shirt emblazoned with the message “Fix Fakebook.”<p>Inside, clad in a navy suit and bright blue tie, Mr. Zuckerberg appeared …

Cambridge Analytica

Photo of Zuck's notes, by AP's @andyharnik https://t.co/wF0WAkDdI4

Fact Check: What Mark Zuckerberg Said About Facebook, Privacy and Russia

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, is testifying before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday to answer questions about the social network’s failure to protect the data of millions of its users and its role in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.<p>Here are some of Mr. …

Social Media

Facebook and Twitter are opening up a bit to academic researchers, so platforms “can make better decisions”

At least a few platforms are lifting the curtain a little bit.<p>Facebook announced on Monday, ahead of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before Congress on Wednesday, that it plans to give a limited group of soon-to-be determined academics some access to Facebook data as needed, with a research …

Social Media

“Thank God you’re not in newspapers”: Local TV is doing way better than you’d think, a new report suggests

Local TV news does not feel exciting. It feels old-fashioned, and there’s plenty of research to support that viewpoint: The percentage of Americans that gets news from TV is decreasing, Pew shows, and those who do get news there are old. My age bracket associates local TV news primarily with the …

Green Bay

What is the official church teaching on homosexuality? Responding to a commonly asked question

Since <i>Building a Bridge</i>, a book on ministering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics, was published, I have been asked—at Catholic …

LGBTQI

Posdemocracia (posverdad + democracia)

En los últimos tiempos, en torno a términos como <i>fakenews</i> y <i>posverdad</i> se habla de la desvinculación de política y verdad como un efecto directo del …

Facebook’s new rules aim to thwart the kind of ads bought by Russian trolls during the election

Facebook will soon require political campaigns, advocacy groups and other entities that purchase ads about hot-button policy debates to disclose more information about themselves, as the social giant looks to prevent malicious actors from secretly spreading disinformation on its site.<p>The new rules …

Internet