Getting Too Much Fake News on Facebook? Blame Your Conservative Grandparents

Researchers at Princeton and NYU's Social Media and Political Participation Lab examined the individual-level characteristics associated with sharing false articles on Facebook during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Here were some of the results: first and foremost, sharing content was a relatively rare activity. Roughly 1 in 12 users shared fake news stories. Those who shared the most … Continue reading Getting Too Much Fake News on Facebook? Blame Your Conservative Grandparents

It’s What You Do – Not When You Do It

This is the 20th in a collection of newspaper ads written by Harry Gray, then CEO of United Technologies, that appeared in the Wall Street Journal from the late 1970s through the early 1980s. Here is the text from that ad. Ted Williams, at age 42, slammed a home run in his last official at … Continue reading It’s What You Do – Not When You Do It