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Fake News Thought Police

“Fake news” is currently a hot topic in, well, the news. We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs (NPR) Fake News and the Internet Shell Game (NYT) Trump’s fake-news presidency (WaPo) At the same time as fake news ...

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You’re Being Played By Twitter

There doesn’t seem to be much available out there about Social Media from a gamification perspective that is accessible to regular users as opposed to designers or math-types. Gamification is the use of game play mechanics for non-game applications, particularly consumer-oriented ...

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Lawyer Destroys “Facebook Legal Notice” Meme

At some point, you’ve likely seen someone post some variation of the below from someone you’re friends with on Facebook: I do not give Facebook or any entities associated with Facebook permission to use my pictures, information, messages or posts, both ...

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Tag Someone On Facebook? Go To Jail

What constitutes communication now that social media has consumed the world? @ mentioning someone on Twitter? Posting a link to a story about someone on Reddit? Connecting to someone on LinkedIn? Tagging someone in a post on Facebook? The last one ...

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Social Media Subpoena Guide 2015 Edition

I initially wrote about how to subpoena various social media sites back in 2011. Seeing as it has been a few years I thought it was time to provide an update. It’s worth noting that almost every site you attempt ...

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The Anticipation of Being Re-Tweeted

I previously wrote about the gamification of social media services in a piece entitled: You’re Being Played By Twitter. The article touched on the use of engagement statistics and feedback loops in order to draw users deeper into the services ...

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