Yesterday, Jim Romenesko busted Jonah Lehrer, who was just hired by the New Yorker, for plagiarizing himself repeatedly at NewYorker.com, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and in his 2009 book, How We Decide. New York Magazine's Joe Coscarelli looks into it.
Comment moderators work with algorithms to police pages and shied users from content that is obscene, racist, or otherwise offensive. As the web gets more social and the shouts grow louder, their jobs become more stressful. Charlie Warzel reports for AdWeek. First comment below the piece? “Great article really enjoyed reading.”
British Member of Parliament Louise Mensch has launched a US-only social network and potential Twitter rival, Menshn.com (reportedly a play on the word “mention,” not on her name) that allows you to debate by subject. The Guardian reports.
“If you’re looking to get better engagement out of your Facebook posts, add more pictures and start speaking in the first person,” begins Samantha Murphy of Mashable in the enticingly-titled “How to Get More Likes, Shares on Facebook.” The article includes an interview with social media data expert Dan Zarrella and features his colourful, informative infograpic.
Amazon officially opened its app store to international users and simplified its distribution terms today, reports TechCrunch.
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