Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Twitter, Facebook, and Airtime Are Waging War Against The Internet’s Stupidity | TechCrunch

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"Thankfully, some of the big tech companies are realizing that broadcasted stupidity makes for a bad user experience. Instead they’re focusing on customized “relevance” that’s relative to who you are and who you’re connected to. If you don’t like what you see, it’s your own fault.
Twitter’s re-written Trending Topics algorithm called Tailored Trends is especially clever because it doesn’t directly discourage stupidity, it just funnels it back to people who find dumb things entertaining."
Twitter, Facebook, and Airtime Are Waging War Against The Internet’s Stupidity | TechCrunch
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