Curious about KNOWLEDGE

By JD Dillon | Articles discussing the curation + sharing of knowledge in the workplace ...

Facebook's social network for businesses will soon be available for free

After launching its rival to enterprise collaboration apps like Slack last October, Facebook told CNBC that it’s now working on a free edition of Workplace in order to sign up more companies to its service.<p>It’ll be called Workplace Standard, while the paid version will be renamed Workplace Premium. …

Facebook

Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world

Google was built to help people find useful information by surfacing the great content that publishers and sites create. This access to high quality …

Google

Reading, writing, fighting fake news

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Jennifer Aniston did WHAT to her hair?" screams the headline.<p>Below the headline is a photo of the actress with a military buzz cut, along with a quote about how she'd shorn her iconic blonde locks for a role.<p>The online article, printed on handouts that Alexis Gerard has distributed to her …

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Twitter Usernames No Longer Count Toward 140 Character Limit Replies | iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource

by Gary Ng on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 - 9:38am PDT<p>Last year, Twitter announced it would roll out an update which would not count usernames toward …

3 Museum Design Principles to Help Your Content Marketing

Museum content development and content marketing have one important principle in common: creating memorable experiences.<p>Think back to the last time …

Gently Break Out Of Your Bubble With This App That Acclimates You To Different Views

Read Across the Aisle figures out what kind of news you use, and then slowly recommends things that push you a little farther out of your comfort zone.<p>Social media didn't create the problem of the filter bubble—even before Facebook, people often tended to get their news either from left- or …

Stop using the word 'trolling' when you mean harassment and abuse

The internet has created a unique vocabulary, but we've stretched some of these new words beyond their limits and "trolling" should be the first to go.<p>For most people, "trolling" still refers to a form of online pranking — a provocation in search of a response. Witness people endlessly tweeting the …

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"Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." - George Orwell https://t.co/keQK9FXWR6

Facebook is testing three methods to combat fake news in Germany

The country has been battered by fake news in the run up to the Germany federal elections this year. The three methods entail allowing users to report a story as fake, a "disputed" banner being added to stories identified as fake, and disrupting ad payments to sites that pedal fake news on …

Facebook

Only You Can Stop the Spread of Fake News

One of the more extreme symptoms of media dysfunction in the past several months has been the ascendance of “fake news”—fabricated news stories that …

Fake News

The surprising benefits of using emoticons in the workplace

At Atlassian we kind of emoticons. We use them constantly in our team chats and conversations, and they’re a big part of our company culture. We love …

The Workplace

On Writing in 2016

As this year winds down, I find myself with some<p>freedesignated time for writing for the first time in a while. This time is invaluable to me. It’s …

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

This morning I awoke to find this tweet:Hi! @C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What …

CNN acquires Casey Neistat’s Beme to build a social news project

CNN continues to build out its digital news team with the recent acquisition of Beme, the video-sharing app cofounded by YouTube star Casey Neistat. The app will shut down at the end of January, but CNN plans to put Neistat and his team of 12 to work on a new social media project.<p>Beme was aimed at …

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The Algorithmic Democracy

AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose.<p>The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute published a paper …

Artificial Intelligence

12 Practical Ways To Use Content Curation To Support Learning and Performance

Content curation is a hot topic but there is no point in curation for the sake of it. Well, maybe if you really want a collection of frog ornaments. …

A Tale of Two Socials

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. – Charles Dickens<p>Social has come a long …

Google is changing search in a big way

Google is now starting to experiment with one of its biggest changes to search. The company is beginning to test a new "mobile first" version of its search index, meaning the company will prioritize mobile content in its search results.<p>First, a refresher on how Google Search works: Google's bots …

Google

Social Is An Inside Job

In a few weeks I’m speaking at a local event here in Syracuse called the <i>Social Media Breakfast</i> #SMBSyr. My presentation is titled “<b>Social Is An</b> …

Management

A little something for all the brave souls gearing up for #NaNoWriMo2016. Good luck! https://t.co/KqekhB0HEQ

Develop Deep Knowledge in Your Organization — and Keep It

The best leaders understand that the current success of their business, and any future innovation, depends upon the “deep smarts” of their employees — the business-critical, experience-based knowledge that employees carry with them. Leaders with a passion for developing employees’ skills, and those …

The Difference Between Learning and Knowledge, and Why You Should Care by Carol Leaman

It’s time we had a serious rethink about “learning.” Chief learning officers have spent decades focused on it—heck, it’s the middle word in their …

Learning

Facebook Set to Launch ‘Facebook at Work’ Next Month

Back in November 2014, Facebook announced it was working on a new project tentatively titled “Facebook at Work”. Just as it sounds, Facebook at Work …

Anyone on Twitter can now create a Moment

More Moments = more content.<p>You — yes, <i>you</i> — can now create a Twitter Moment.<p>The company announced back in August that it was opening Moments, which are just tweets compiled into a story, to all users instead of just media partners. Beginning Wednesday, the feature is actually available to users on …

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