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Linked – Why It’s Virtually Impossible to Moderate Social Media Sites

I’m sure at some point, Elon Musk thought for sure that he could buy Twitter and do a better job of content moderation. I’m sure most of us have had a similar thought. We just didn’t have $44 billion lying around.

He did, and now he gets to realize something the rest of us should know by now. There’s no easy way to do it.

Red Letters Spelling out Fake

Why The Lies Matter

According to this Psychology Today article, they matter because we are completely incapable of ignoring them. Even when we know something isn’t true, it still impacts our thought processes because our brains cannot unlearn information we take in. The example from the article is a good place to start: Now imagine this scenario: You are…

Linked: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Post Anything to Social Media
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Linked: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Post Anything to Social Media

Stefanie’s list of questions is a good place to start for really anyone. “Who – who specifically does it help? What – what problem does it solve? When – do you know the right time to post it on social for maximum reach? Where – are you posting it on the right channels where your…

Linked – Social networking is dead
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Linked – Social networking is dead

I don’t know if I agree with Mike Elgan’s declaration completely, but I will totally agree with this, and the superiority of blogs and RSS feeds to get what is truly important to you. Meanwhile, the open, user-owned media are good. Blogs and podcasts are good. RSS is good. Email is good. You can’t get…