April, 2014

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The most important problem with Facebook as a news outlet

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Facebook automatically chooses which posts to distribute based on how many people react to it.

Today, for one of my gigs, I posted two regional news stories of national significance for our audience. One of the posts was about bad news:

bad story

The other was about good news:

good story

Uh-oh.