Comment les Américains s’informent, oublient et réagissent sur les réseaux sociaux. Une étude du Pew Research Center constate qu’on s’informe autant sur Facebook que sur les sites et applis de médias ; 10 % considèrent même Facebook comme une source à part entière.
Ce n’est plus guère une nouveauté, les réseaux sociaux ont transformé en profondeur nos façons de nous informer. Le constat d’un auteur de fausses infos sur Facebook : « Personne ne vérifie. C’est effrayant ! » Paul Horner possède un petit empire de sites qui font des canulars plus ou moins marrants.
Il pense que la différence, après l’apparition du catalyseur Trump, est que les gens croient tout ce qu’ils lisent, même quand on leur prouve que c’est faux. LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Luc Vinogradoff. Facebook-is-said-to-question-its-influence-in-election.amp. An examination of Trending Topics, based on interviews with current and former Facebook employees and a demonstration of the curator tools, found that Facebook’s employees were not directed to squelch conservative news on the site, nor would that be easily accomplished by a staff member who wished to do so.
Instead, these people said, Trending Topics was a fledgling, ill-managed group — made up largely of recent college graduates with little work experience — where individual judgment of news was encouraged. That led to inconsistencies in how the most popular stories were presented, along with departures from the team, eventually landing the group in the controversy that spotlights Facebook’s huge role in the type of information people see every day. News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016.
A majority of U.S. adults – 62% – get news on social media, and 18% do so often, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center, conducted in association with the John S. and James L.
Knight Foundation. In 2012, based on a slightly different question, 49% of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media. But which social media sites have the largest portion of users getting news there? How many get news on multiple social media sites? And to what degree are these news consumers seeking online news out versus happening upon it while doing other things? As part of an ongoing examination of social media and news, Pew Research Center analyzed the scope and characteristics of social media news consumers across nine social networking sites. News plays a varying role across the social networking sites studied. It is also useful to see how, when combined with the sites’ total reach, the proportion of users who gets news on each site translates to U.S. adults overall.
The audience overlap. Mark Zuckerberg - I want to share some thoughts on... Facebook, in Cross Hairs After Election, Is Said to Question Its Influence. Some employees are worried about the spread of racist and so-called alt-right memes across the network, according to interviews with 10 current and former Facebook employees.
Others are asking whether they contributed to a “filter bubble” among users who largely interact with people who share the same beliefs. Even more are reassessing Facebook’s role as a media company and wondering how to stop the distribution of false information. Some employees have been galvanized to send suggestions to product managers on how to improve Facebook’s powerful news feed: the streams of status updates, articles, photos and videos that users typically spend the most time interacting with. “A fake story claiming Pope Francis — actually a refugee advocate — endorsed Mr. Trump was shared almost a million times, likely visible to tens of millions,” Zeynep Tufekci, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina who studies the social impact of technology, said of a recent post on Facebook.
Here’s How Facebook’s News Feed Actually Works. There are two very important rooms that will help determine the future of the Facebook News Feed and, by extension, the way more than a billion people communicate.
One is in a corner of Facebook’s new 430,000-foot, Frank Gehry-designed building in Menlo Park, California. The other is in a nondescript office park in Knoxville, Tennessee. At Facebook headquarters in California, about 20 engineers and data scientists meet every Tuesday in the “John Quincy Adding Machine” room—“Abraham Linksys” and “Dwight DVD Eisenhower” are nearby. Inside Facebook’s (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine. Now that the nomination contest is over, Rivero has turned to making anti-Trump content.
A post from earlier this month got straight to the point: “Donald Trump is unqualified, unstable and unfit to lead. Share if you agree!” More than 40,000 people did. Facebook's Trending Algorithm Can't Stop Fake News, Computer Scientists Say - BuzzFeed News. Breaking the Black Box: What Facebook Knows About You. We live in an era of increasing automation.
Machines help us not only with manual labor but also with intellectual tasks, such as curating the news we read and calculating the best driving directions. But as machines make more decisions for us, it is increasingly important to understand the algorithms that produce their judgments. We’ve spent the year investigating algorithms, from how they’ve been used to predict future criminals to Amazon’s use of them to advantage itself over competitors. All too often, these algorithms are a black box: It’s impossible for outsiders to know what’s going inside them.
Today we’re launching a series of experiments to help give you the power to see inside. Our first stop: Facebook and your personal data. Facebook has a particularly comprehensive set of dossiers on its more than 2 billion members. Facebook uses all this data to offer marketers a chance to target ads to increasingly specific groups of people. Réseaux sociaux. Facebook conforte les électeurs américains dans leurs préférences politiques.
How Facebook Could Tilt the 2016 Election. It’s November 6, 2016.
The world is not in good shape. After years of historic lows, oil prices have rebounded—in fact, they have rebounded too well. Gas is now fast approaching $4 per gallon. High energy costs have kicked the Chinese economy into a depression, and the United States begins hemorrhaging workers. With fear spreading, the South China Sea is getting testier. Amid this unease, some moderate, middle-aged white voters have started taking renewed interest in Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for president. With the election two days away, younger and urban Americans are terrified. Trump and Clinton wreck Facebook friendships. Democratic consultant Brent Blackaby’s relationship with his conservative uncle had survived the controversies of the George W.
Bush administration and weathered chain emails from his relative positing that President Barack Obama is a Kenyan-born Muslim. What it couldn’t take was Donald Trump. Story Continued Below. Facebook’s Subtle Empire. How Facebook Warps Our Worlds.