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Mathew Ingram @mathewi 43.776188,-79.149103

I'm a senior writer at Fortune. I have been the ninth caller and have won the weekend passes. I am an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Joined Twitter 3/9/07


Why didn't Twitter build something like this Reuters news tracer and verification tool? It has all the tools https://t.co/UiF5A3AbEwHigh-school kids earn thousands of dollars a month with fake news site about Justin Trudeau https://t.co/36BGHvHj3v via @CraigSilverman"Democracy is the worst possible form of government -- except for all the others" -- Churchill https://t.co/6VCgvROWGGAs a democracy expert, I have no frigging clue why this is happening https://t.co/U7rmeUBFAB
Retweeted by Mathew IngramYes why would voter believe a claim prominently displayed for days unskeptically on CNN? Voters, so weird to believ… https://t.co/YFaD4d1s29
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFrom Tribune Tower to Trump Tower: my parable for journalism https://t.co/DIqdhiY30f
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHere's a really good way: Don't use Facebook for news. https://t.co/Dp6qnvRovB
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThat's because you're trying to apply logic, which is unique to Greek culture. https://t.co/UFp7Pv940G
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOoh electronic bins! But classic error from @BhamCityCouncil, as you'll see: you should put Linux ON the bins, and… https://t.co/ud1TdkbWS0
Retweeted by Mathew IngramYoung people are the worst https://t.co/1bVXaKUwLgThe @FT makes more money from content than ads and more money from digital than from print | https://t.co/xjvO3TGyNt @guardian
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAdrian Chen writes about that lame PropOrNot report on Russian propaganda which yours truly was the first to call BS https://t.co/rbow8nvSX7 @nxthompson @simonowens @AdrianChen Wait, do you guys have a print magazine too? That's awesomeI think 2016 has got to whoever is running the BBC news website https://t.co/XP7G2iaRB8
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI could have told them that: "Two years after buying Elite Daily, the Daily Mail says it is worthless" https://t.co/PvLvnvxUu7 via @RecodeYeah, didn't see that coming at all https://t.co/Q6zbsfMNM3The overlap between the people who endorsed/circulated this garbage and those who are crusading against "Fake News"… https://t.co/rWEY4EVhKy
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWidely-repeated 213 million statistic is super-dubious - undocumented claim from anon group https://t.co/eB0zj8zCvrhttps://t.co/oSsAkGPypl
Retweeted by Mathew IngramPointing this method out. First: fake news, then a deliberate campaign to make it impossible to talk about because… https://t.co/b1B7lA6ZJ4
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFacebook on fake news: "We do not want to be the arbiters of truth - we will depend on our community and trust third parties." #nx16
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFacebook's anti fake news plan. #nx16 https://t.co/IfnA0XymQb
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFacebook employee started out by insisting FB has no editors -- then announced FB plans to put warning labels on ar… https://t.co/FqYlFDwqDe
Retweeted by Mathew IngramMark Little steps down as head of Twitter in Ireland just months after assuming the role. Reason: corporate restructuring.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @marklittlenews Sorry to hear that Mark, but looking forward to what comes next!The algorithm is the editor & the one who controls the algorithm is editor in chief...Zuckerberg is accidental editor-in-chief-@eghan #nx16
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"With WeChat, Chinese Take Censorship Abroad, Study Says" https://t.co/YEl217SYYH @jasonqng
Retweeted by Mathew IngramProbably not https://t.co/bxGXGYtpZzHello, yes. I am dog. I would like to discuss ball at today's meeting. I brought prototype ball. Throw ball more. B… https://t.co/rF288TvOZI
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI was looking https://t.co/1wIfWAmfIwreporter: "what inspired your theory of gravity" isaac newton: "i fell off the toil-" agent: [leans into mic] "an apple hit him on the head"
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram#nx16 @eghan: "Facebook do edit & they edit heavily, even though they deny they are news publishers" https://t.co/OjyiI60thq
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOh come on now. Google and Facebook did not "kill the news" https://t.co/2KFD4PCRvW“The internet means we can now see what other people really think. This has been a huge huge disappointment.” -Clay Shirky
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNot all heroes wear capes https://t.co/9T3LULoTdISo far, give @realDonaldTrump credit for assembling a diverse Cabinet, mixing billionaires with just plain multi-millionaires.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHow can conspiracy theorists read something like this and still believe the government is organized enough to, like… https://t.co/vQpz17B01L
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis pretends Breitbart is a platform for Hilbilly Elegy-esque dispatches from Real America instead of absurd fabri… https://t.co/NeaaRhy6HZ
Retweeted by Mathew IngramReddit is fighting the same kind of war that Twitter is via @FortuneMagazine https://t.co/E0tzfQFrvU
Retweeted by Mathew IngramRead my Dec 1 Newsletter featuring "U.S. border agents stopped journalist from entry and took his phones" https://t.co/ASsndmhDvx @KenWhyte3 I could sell you some
12/1
2016
New on @fastFT: Fitbit is close to acquiring smartwatch pioneer Pebble https://t.co/APKsYD3GiF
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe new Secretary of Health and Human Services is a member of a fringe medical organization. Here’s what that means. https://t.co/xGcE73DKos
Retweeted by Mathew IngramEVERY JOURNALIST PLEASE READ THIS THREAD https://t.co/u7uKVMz5GL
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram1. This was the worst day of reporting on Trump since he started running for office. It's distressing.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramvery sad day. mark stevenson, EIC Maclean's, formerly of Globe, Post, Sat. Night, one of great editors of his generation, let go #canmedia
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAce reporter @JMBooyah just got Jim Vandehei to cough up pricing for his new thing: subs will be $10k and up. #codemedia
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram"If you look at the top 75 publishers or so, the average revenue per user per month is around $2.60. That's scary." https://t.co/j1fouWqKfH
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFor people to trust journalists again, we have to scrap the business model. Click bait bullshit has to die.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBoth Reddit and Twitter are trying to figure out how to block abuse without ruining what makes them special https://t.co/E0tzfQFrvU
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAgreed. https://t.co/HPI84C0oLtOf course Russia spread fake news during the election -- so did literally everyone who uses Facebook https://t.co/DmgMCcuoer @KenWhyte3 He did?This is the definition of the “post-fact” press https://t.co/umAxfivinx It’s not about facts, it’s about propaganda.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is often pretty accurate https://t.co/phm9pfL96yBoth Reddit and Twitter are trying to figure out how to block abuse without ruining what makes them special https://t.co/E0tzfQFrvUReddit is fighting the same kind of war that Twitter is via @FortuneMagazine https://t.co/E0tzfQFrvUGen. Petraeus, one of the people on Trump's list for Secretary of State, has to check with his probation officer be… https://t.co/iiYySQD0fP
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @mediainvestors https://t.co/XUmVm7U3y3Netflix is finally letting you download movies and TV shows and here's why https://t.co/cS64mCUyUqSame here https://t.co/oKIu8gmaVjclimate change means that the tweetstorms will only get more intense
Retweeted by Mathew IngramExactly: like the people who lament Fake News yet cheered an anonymous group issuing a blacklist of dozens of US si… https://t.co/NE2zpdvDC7
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @annamasera @mariocalabresi @LaStampa @repubblicait bravo!Absolutely correct. Trump did exactly what Twitter was uniquely designed to enable. https://t.co/QFm9nVyWh8
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNo thanks https://t.co/BNkOV1iBkBWasn't just Wall Street who was skeptical about GoPro's media plans. Never a real strategy and now 200 ppl are out. https://t.co/CsY8X82Cv6
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis time last year, the company hit all-time lows and Nick Woodman bought a yacht. #Focus https://t.co/cCH0qsvaG0
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramtake it from a writer at Fusion --> https://t.co/qWbCcTVqfh
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBuzzFeed UK Editorial Staff Ask For Union Recognition https://t.co/qLJkQLeNr3A journalist who supported Hillary Clinton and thought Trump a danger decides he should start writing for Breitbart. https://t.co/bspzsZLpZW
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFor the record, this is an outrage, and also disturbing for a number of reasons https://t.co/ela1CsHcueHUGE https://t.co/uuJeveczlH
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis is big. https://t.co/BPKYFsiCp5
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @jackshafer @oddsmusic Yes! Odds are the best @Natbat @tomcoates @stewart toast racks <shudder> @jackshafer ah, sorry -- thought you were taking the piss, as the Brits saywife for my daughter https://t.co/hTUjc6zHGQ
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @tomcoates @Zoonie @stewart +1 @tomcoates @stewart clearly you put the I in Iconoclast :-)
11/30
2016
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