You May Not Even Know You’re Spreading Lies

You May Not Even Know You’re Spreading Lies

Misinformation and disinformation are two different things. One is spread by people who genuinely believe what they’re saying; the other by those who aim to sow chaos and confusion. That distinction matters. But in the cacophonous swirl of social media, it’s not always possible to tell which is which. Not only can intentional and inadvertent…

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There Were 646,152 Things to Watch on TV Last Year

There Were 646,152 Things to Watch on TV Last Year

Hello, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. So, now that you’ve recovered from your Oscars hangover, are you dying to know what’s been happening in the world of entertainment and culture? You are? Good. Here we go.There Were 646,152 Things to Watch on TV in 2019Folks like to joke…

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Pinterest shares fall after Facebook releases new copycat app

Pinterest shares fall after Facebook releases new copycat app

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann speaks in conversation with Matthew Lynley of TechCrunch during the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 on September 18, 2017 in San Francisco, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesPinterest shares slid more than 4% in after-hours trading on Thursday after news broke that Facebook has released a competing app.The new…

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Zuck’s Lost Notebook, Marsupial Trouble, and More News

Zuck’s Lost Notebook, Marsupial Trouble, and More News

Zuck’s notebooks are open and marsupials aren’t copin’, but first: a cartoon about smart cars. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s NewsInside Mark Zuckerberg’s lost notebookIn the early days of Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerberg was always…

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Geoff Keighley Says Sayonara to E3

Geoff Keighley Says Sayonara to E3

The brand circus of the games industry is looking more like a petting zoo. The Entertainment Software Association’s E3 trade show has lost one of its biggest ringmasters: Geoff Keighley, who has hosted one of E3’s marquee events for years, announced today that he won’t attend this summer.Keighley, 40, is one of the biggest names…

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