In Episode 70 we discuss the latest tech news including Pokemon Go’s attempts to lure back early adopters and Facebook Messengers new gaming feature.
We also interview Peter Cohan, lecturer in entrepreneurship & contributor at Forbes Magazine about his article Does Facebook Generate Over Half of Its Ad Revenue From Fake News?”
“What is interesting to me is there was a BuzzFeed news article that I looked at and mentioned in my article in Forbes. What the BuzzFeed news analysis concluded was that during the run-up to the election, the amount of fake news that was out there represented 54.2 percent of the total amount of news.
There was more fake news than real news.
There was more shares of the fake news than there was of the real news, by slightly over half.”