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How the algorithmic medium transforms public opinion, politics and science: open data, open science, open public space, open living labs, open politics, open innovation...
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Media in the Age of Algorithms – What’s The Future?

Media in the Age of Algorithms – What’s The Future? | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Since Tuesday’s election, there’s been a lot of finger pointing, and many of those fingers are pointing at Facebook, arguing that their newsfeed algorithms played a major role in spreading…
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Facebook is now worth more than Walmart

Facebook's market value has nosed ahead of one of country's economic bellwethers, underscoreing a broader shift that is intuitively easy to understand: Technology is playing a larger and larger part in our lives. Therefore, technology should be playing a larger and larger role in the economy.
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Microsoft and Facebook turn to white space broadband to connect Ghanaian students

Microsoft and Facebook turn to white space broadband to connect Ghanaian students | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The big U.S. tech companies’ quest to connect more people in developing countries is stepping up, with Facebook now joining Microsoft in a West African white space broadband project.
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Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Want to Create a Dial Tone for the Internet'

Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Want to Create a Dial Tone for the Internet' | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage at the Mobile World Congress highlight the company's new focus on WhatsApp and Internet.org.
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Official: Iran won't unblock Facebook, Twitter

Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985
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Facebook’s New Colocation And Image Recognition Patents Tease The Future Of Sharing | TechCrunch

Facebook’s New Colocation And Image Recognition Patents Tease The Future Of Sharing | TechCrunch | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Facebook's empire was built on photo tags and sharing, but it's a grueling process many neglect.
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Microsoft just edged out Facebook and proved that it's changed in an important way

Microsoft just edged out Facebook and proved that it's changed in an important way | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it

Microsoft is #1 in GitHub open source contributors, edging out Facebook.

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More than 20,000 people are now suing Facebook in Europe over privacy

More than 20,000 people are now suing Facebook in Europe over privacy | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
An Austrian “class action” suit against the social network is proving very successful in picking up participants — so much so that the suit’s organizers will soon impose a cap so they can process applications.
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Facebook In Talks To Acquire Drone Maker Titan Aerospace | TechCrunch

Facebook In Talks To Acquire Drone Maker Titan Aerospace | TechCrunch | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who..
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Facebook isn’t dead and buried to teens, but dodgy journalism lives on

Facebook isn’t dead and buried to teens, but dodgy journalism lives on | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
When I saw the recent eruption of stories claiming Facebook is “dead and buried to teens” I was at first intrigued, but, once I had read through to their original sources, quickly disappointed – th...
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Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access

Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The social media giant is set to unveil a coalition of tech companies working to improve data transmission in the developing world.
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Facebook's Zuckerberg launches political group

Facebook's Zuckerberg launches political group | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.
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Last year, Zuckerberg donated 18 million Facebook shares, worth close to $500 million at the time, to a Silicon Valley charity with the aim of funding health and education issues. And he pledged $100 million in Facebook stock to Newark, N.J., public schools in 2010, before his company went public in May 2012.

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