"The Robin Hood of Algorithms": Why LinkedIn's New Feed Could Be a Game Changer for Marketers

LinkedIn announced today that it plans to overhaul its feed ranking system to help more creators get better engagement on the content they share. The changes were spurred when the professional networking site discovered that the top 1% of content creators — also known as “power users,” or perhaps influencers — were receiving the vast majority…

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Facebook Wants You to Think False News Efforts Are Working, But 52% of People Aren't So Sure

Facebook today announced that three independent studies have found that the company’s efforts to fight the spread of false news on its site might be working. The three studies — conducted respectively by New York University and Stanford University researchers, the University of Michigan, and French fact-checking organization Les Décodeurs — each found that the volume…

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New Details Have Emerged on the Facebook Data Attack. Here's What You Need to Know.

Facebook today released new information regarding a data attack that compromised the personal data of 30 million users. First reported on September 28 — approximately three days after the full issue was allegedly first discovered — a vulnerability in Facebook’s “View As” feature allowed hackers to gain unauthorized access to private account information for personal user accounts.…

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