Month: July 2019

Facebook Fined; Woes Continue to Mount

Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission levied a $5 billion fine against Facebook. While the fine didn’t make a dent in Facebook’s stock price, the company remains under scrutiny as lawmakers and the public increasingly look for ways to reign in the company and other tech giants. While these companies… Read More

Will Algorithms Dictate What the Media Reports?

BU Today has an excellent article on how big data is impacting traditional news outlets. While online readers still seek out stories of interest to them, stories also chase readers, sent by algorithms and guided by a reader’s online reading and search choices. Art Janke explores whether or not that’s… Read More