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all you need is a light jacket to fix fake news on linkedin : your daily distraction...you're welcome

all you need is a light jacket to fix fake news on linkedin : your daily distraction...you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #38 • View online

Wikipedia Founder Aims To 'Fix The News' With Collaborative Website
Jimmy Wales, the founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has launched a new website aimed at countering the spread of fake news by bringing together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles.
The new platform, called Wikitribune, will be free to access and carry no advertising, instead relying on its readers to fund it, while the accuracy of news reports will be easily verifiable as source material will be published, Wales said. Only time will tell if this new venture helps to curb the tide of fake news that has spread across the web. The Globe And Mail
Evidence-Based Journalism
Evidence-Based Journalism
LinkedIn Hits 500 Million Users As It Remains The Quiet Giant Of Social Media
LinkedIn just hit a big milestone — the social networking platform now has more than 500 million users, according to a statement the company sent out on Monday. While it may not make as much noise as Facebook, Twitter & Snapchat, LinkedIn has close to seven percent of the world’s population and its rate of growth has managed to stay pretty consistent over time. Mashable
Half a billion users
Half a billion users
McDonald's Unbranded Campaign Asks Viewers To Google Coke
McDonald’s has created a television campaign now posted to YouTube that never mentions the name of the company, but asks viewers to bring up Google’s search engines to search “that place where Coke tastes so good.” While the ad never mentions McDonald’s by name, it does feature the brand’s iconic colours of yellow and red. The campaign aims to capitalize on video and search engine results. This ad can be seen as the right way to utilize search functions in advertising when compared to Burger King’s Google Home ad disaster. MediaPost
I wonder where that could be...
I wonder where that could be...
Introducing FaceApp: The Year Of The Weird Selfies
So far 2017 has been the year of the selfie apps. First, we had Meitu, the Chinese photo-editing application that turned photos of even the huskiest of alpha males into a cute little anime pixie. And now we have FaceApp, the “revolutionary” & controversial selfie filter that apparently uses deep neural networks to make subtle changes to your facial appearance. This new app went viral over the past weekend and people have taken to posting their hilarious & weird FaceApp results across social media. Forbes
Have you tried out this app yet?
Have you tried out this app yet?
Happy April 25th!
This #MissCongeniality quote has become an annual viral tradition over the years & this year is no exception! 
Oh Cheryl...
Oh Cheryl...
Bonus: Did you know that today is also #WorldPenguinDay? 🐧
The most majestic of creatures
The most majestic of creatures
Have a wonderful rest of your day from all of us at Truly Social!
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