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Civic Hall

A collaborative innovation center that advances the use of technology for the public good.

A New York City-based organization that sponsors events, provide a personal democracy forum (not-quite uniquely abbreviated "PDF"), the Civicist hub for tech news and anlysis, and a community space with work stations, gathering rooms, and (of course) fast Wi-fi an video conferencing.

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Roundtable: November 15, 2016: Social Media in the News and As the News

Join Joe and Jesse on WAMC's The Roundtable on Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 11 AM when we talk about news -- fake and real; media social, new, and old; and the links between the Twitterati and other denizens of the online world and the people and places of the real world.

Gizmodo on Facebook Fake News

Article here.

Recent Twitter Doings from Wikipedia

In 2016, it shares rose 20% after a report that it had received takeover approaches. Potential buyers were Alphabet (parent company of Google), Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Verizon, and the Walt Disney Company. Twitter's board of directors were open to a deal, which could have come by the end of 2016. In November 2016, Twitter's stock dwindled causing acquirers to pass on a deal.

Facebook, the Election, and Fake News

From MIT Technology Review (there are many other stories elsewhere)

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