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How to Keep Fake Amazon Reviews From Scamming You

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Fake Amazon reviews are a cottage industry: whoever wants a few can easily hire a user to write them a glowing five-star review for a few bucks. As a result, any product might be terrible and you’d never know. Amazon‘s already going after fake…

Startups & Apps


EU Researchers Are Making a Tool That Fact-Checks Tweets

By | Jun 23, 2016 at 3:18 pm

Back when people were still using the term “Web 2.0,” everyone was excited about Twitter‘s impact on journalism. After all, anyone could use it. Maybe it could crowd-source journalism starting from the exact moment a newsworthy event happened across the globe! Twitter does break…


ThinkUp Shuts Down Due to Social Network API Constraints

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Social analytics company ThinkUp has announced that their service will shut down at the end of this week. Co-founders Gina Trapani and Anil Dash decided to shut down their tool as the result of API changes from social networks Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. ThinkUp’s service provided…

Infographics / Images

Classrooms Are Getting Graphic [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 12:34 pm

Using infographics, that is. People don’t all learn the same way. Some people are visual learners, other auditory, others textual, and other kinesthetic (learning by doing). Many educators already know that approaching education from different angles will benefit students’ retention of information–and more educators…