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Linked: “News Publishers’ Facebook Problem”

via Monday Note: Last year, I had a discussion with the publisher of a renowned investigative US media site. He told me that he and his team had long wondered about the huge discrepancy between the nation-wide resonance of their work, and its presence in Facebook newsfeed… After meeting people with good knowledge of Facebook’s …

Linked: “Facebook admits to blocking Wikileaks links in DNC email hack”

via NY Post: Facebook admitted Sunday that it had blocked links to the Wikileaks trove of emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee. In a Twitter post late Saturday, WikiLeaks accused the social media giant of “censorship” and gave its followers an online workaround, saying “try using https://archive.is.” Living in Facebook’s Silo keeps you uninformed. …

Linked: “67 Years of Lego Sets”

via Mode Blog: As an analyst, I turned to data for answers. I found a dataset on Rebrickable (a site that shows you which Lego sets you can build from the sets and pieces you already own), which contained information on the color, number, and type of pieces in each Lego set for the past …