The Hoopla Over Snap Map

If privacy is the topic and some app or policy is trying to take more of it away, I’ll be first in the pitchfork line.

However, when I read about the privacy hoopla over Snap Map, Snapchat’s latest location based mapping feature, I’m left scratching my head.

Is Twitter Being Gamed?

Maybe, If You Don’t Get Twitter

The New Your Times recently published this article: How Twitter Is Being Gamed to Feed Misinformation – NYTimes.com

But the biggest problem with Twitter’s place in the news is its role in the production and dissemination of propaganda and misinformation. It keeps pushing conspiracy theories — and because lots of people in the media, not to mention many news consumers, don’t quite understand how it works, the precise mechanism is worth digging into. ~ Technology, New York Times