Rappler: CrowdTangle rolls out new, better search tool for fact checkers

Rappler: CrowdTangle rolls out new, better search tool for fact checkers. “Content discovery and social monitoring platform CrowdTangle announced on Saturday, December 7, that it is giving fact checkers access to a new search tool, which can find and measure public posts across several social media platforms…. This tool can search for public posts shared across Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter. It is still in beta and is only currently available to Facebook’s fact-checking partners.”

Journalism .co .uk: LA Times posts historic images on a new Instagram account to engage younger news audience

Journalism .co .uk: LA Times posts historic images on a new Instagram account to engage younger news audience. “The US publisher is the largest and one of the oldest local newspapers in the country. To attract the audiences of tomorrow, it set up a new @latimesarchives Instagram account in October 2019, which posts archived black-and-white photos through the ages of the organisation.”

How to Create Square Videos That Stand Out: 6 Useful Tools (Social Media Examiner)

Social Media Examiner: How to Create Square Videos That Stand Out: 6 Useful Tools. “Want to make square videos that work on any social platform? Looking for tools to help? In this article, you’ll discover six tools to crop, brand, and optimize square videos to perform better on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.”

Instagram’s @bitch Isn’t Your Typical Social Video Aggregator. It Actually Credits Content Creators And Licenses Their Work.

Tubefilter: Instagram’s @bitch Isn’t Your Typical Social Video Aggregator. It Actually Credits Content Creators And Licenses Their Work.. “There are tens, if not hundreds of thousands of reposting accounts across the internet. They poach creators’ videos, photos, and posts without their permission and under the banner of ‘curation,’ without crediting them for making the very content that’s raking in those followers, views, and likes. @bitch, however, does things differently.”

The Cut: In the 2010s, Instagram Became the World’s Filter

The Cut: In the 2010s, Instagram Became the World’s Filter . “This is a man who co-founded a company at 26 that made him a billionaire by the time he was 32 (today he’s 35). Even after a decade that has left many people confused by the role of social media in our lives, Kevin Systrom holds fast to the original premises of Silicon Valley: Technology can improve our lives, connecting people helps humanity, and tech guys aren’t just in it for the money.”

TechCrunch: Inside the Instagram AI that fills Explore with fresh, juicy content

TechCrunch: Inside the Instagram AI that fills Explore with fresh, juicy content. “Instagram has posted an article describing the behind-the-scenes machinery that fills the Explore tab in Instagram with new, interesting stuff every time you open it. It’s a bit technical, so here are five takeaways.”

New York Times: When Instagram Killed the Tabloid Star

The New York Times: When Instagram Killed the Tabloid Star. “Instagram gave us a new way of seeing celebrities, drawing us closer to them both physically and psychologically. The images that Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner post there may seem like extensions of their reality television empire, but television only works in one direction: We watch it. On Instagram, we look and we post. We watch other people, and we watch ourselves.”