Fake News + Echochambers, Google #Hashtag Map Search + Location Follows, Facebook’s New News Feature + Giving Tuesday, Instagram’s New Look
What happens when everyone starts to consume all their news media from their social media feeds? They tend only to see opinions and content that suits their personal biases and political leanings. These “echochambers” have become a serious issue for platforms like Facebook, who increasingly are being held responsible for spreading #fakenews. Co-hosts Danika & Michelle dive deep into this conversation, touching on what brands and consumers need to think about to ensure they better understand the media they disseminate and consume, respectively. But first, the girls will update you on all the digital media changes happening this week, including Google’s new map features, Facebook’s new local news efforts, and Instagram’s makeover.