The media and journalists need to ADJUST how they use social networks in reporting.

Algorithms promote controversy. We've seen it on Youtube, FB, and Twitter. So, if your "news report" says people online think 'X' because it is trending, that doesn't mean a majority.

Social networks are not polling or statistical. They're for profit companies filtering information to keep more eyeballs on the screen, not report.


Are you a journalist or an entertainer? If you're after clicks and eyeballs like social networks, then you're an entertainer.

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