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Mathew Ingram @mathewi 43.776188,-79.149103

I write about the future of media for the Columbia Journalism Review. I'm an expert in stucco, a veteran in love and an outlaw in Peru.

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Joined Twitter 3/9/07

18 months after BF blew up a watermelon on Facebook Live, it has film deals w Warner Bros & Clooney's production co.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhat if the Russian plan all along was to destroy @twitter by having all the responsible journalistic voices moderated or removed?
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI don't understand people who do things on weekends. You just did things all week. What's next, more things?? That's how they get you
Retweeted by Mathew IngramTalking to your readers honestly pays off. They become subscribers, fans.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI'm "this restaurant is too loud" years old.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramPeople seem awfully willing to dump the 1st Amendment as soon as they dislike some speech.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNo publisher is allowed to be surprised by this.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramOctober is officially nicer than August was Teenagers’ View of the News via @NYTimes
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThis, from @mathewi, sums up my feelings on the NYT/WSJ social policies. Now's the time to be more honest
Retweeted by Mathew IngramA one-page site that reads you the news, made by 15-year-old @riIeywz in NY 🗽
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe best thing about this one is that the guy doubles down
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI guess "cad" is British for "serial sexual harasser," is it?"Woman informs random dude she is the author of article he is mansplaining to her" is my favorite recurrent Twitter…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramExactly -- having someone that you hate in common makes you feel part of something larger than yourself, gives your… view on Toronto's Sidewalk partnership: Google’s plan to revolutionise cities is a takeover in all but name
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramunlocking your phone and opening twitter instead of the app you grabbed your phone for is the new forgetting why you walked in to a room.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramInteresting re: gyro — a closely related food is shawarma, which is the Arabic version of the Turkish word "cevirma… @marklittlenews I hope you are right :-) This interview with Todd Rundgren about Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell is bonkers. He does not give a fuck.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramYour daily reminder that asking Silicon Valley execs to regulate speech will backfire and result in hideous decisio…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAmazon review.
Retweeted by Mathew Ingrampls don't stress him out like this
Retweeted by Mathew IngramData reveals that thousands of people really did move to Canada after Trump took office.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBe very wary of people who enjoy hating things more than they do liking things.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramDid you know that until 1981, in Italy, killing your wife if she had cheated on you was legal? It was called "honor killing".
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramgood example of how this =a multi-platform problem. This stuff is interconnected & hard to fix. Corrections rarely…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWoman sees info abt Niger attack on FB. Uses it for Twitter thread that goes viral. Voila falsehoods and confusion:
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThat fake Phoenix rally photo got TEN_GOP into a huge # of news outlets, potentially reaching *50,391,794* monthly…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhy I'm worried about the fixation on platforms as uniquely broken when an ecosystem of social media, broadcast, &…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramA quarter of Americans trust Trump even more than the media outlet they like most.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBetter call maintenance, the sink is clogged 😍
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram“it is clear that the use of behavioral data to nudge voters with propaganda-as-a-service is set to explode” rethink documents for a living“Not all [Twitter] abuse reports are created equal” Sorted into normal users, and VIPs/accounts Twitter staff like…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCambridge Analytica isn’t worried about Facebook ad restrictions via @Verge
Retweeted by Mathew IngramLook people in the eye. Kiss them on the lips. Tell them you love them. Say thank you. #longtimerunning
Retweeted by Mathew IngramGreat idea @zittrain Agreed — people happily share fake news stories that are clearly inaccurate with poorly Photoshopped picturesI agree w/those who say not a game changer, because the problem with fake news is not much related to how credible…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramFormer FEC chief proposes "regulation" of "fake news."
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIt was dumb of Harvard to hire a notorious liar but it’s really dumb to pay him to lie to students.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramWhile this may be true, the effect is very restricted to top 0.0001% of old media. So for rest, it is doom as usual.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramConfronting a Nightmare for Democracy- Personal Data, Personalized Media & Weaponized Propaganda- @profcarroll & me:
Retweeted by Mathew IngramI think if everyone had read @gabestein's brilliant 2015 End of Facebook for newsrooms, we'd have better options.…
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramwhen you spend all night chasing people in their nightmares but nobody asks you about chasing your dreams
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe risk of platform dependence
Retweeted by Mathew IngramStill tiny numbers though — 84% of people say they never pay for news and most say they have no plans to in the fut… Tip: No respectful conversation starts by calling human beings “revolting.”
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCongrats to Donald Trump on creating both the second amendment and ISIS
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe American far right, perfectly encapsulated in a single moment.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHere's my latest newsletter featuring “Biggest drop in organic reach we've ever seen - Filip Struhárik”’s Broken Business Model Won’t Be Solved by Billionaires
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @rob_schmitz @NPR @facebook Sorry, Rob. We fixed this and are looking into what triggered the block. Thx…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramBill O’Reilly’s latest settlement almost exactly matches total wages and benefits for the entire NYT staff this month.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramNobody pays $32m for false allegations - nobody
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Social media crackdowns at the Times and Journal will backfire via @cjr
Retweeted by Mathew IngramIntense and horrific, @malachybrowne’s video about Las Vegas is a remarkable journalistic document
Retweeted by Mathew IngramCrystal Johnson. Kremlin-created.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThat's what got you elected, pal of online meddling are we ever gonna talk about any of this
Retweeted by Mathew IngramKeep hearing about "tiny" amount of money spent on Facebook ads. What about the billions of dollars of Fake News on CNN, ABC, NBC & CBS?
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @MarkLoundy @nytimes @WSJ @mathewi If you're a journalist and all I see on your Twitter is a link dump, how as a reader can I d…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramO’Reilly Settled New Harassment Claims, Then Fox Renewed His Contract @jgombita Thanks Judy @aravosis @robpegoraro @mathewi When you rest your reputation on viewlessness, it is vulnerable to any scrap of evi…
Retweeted by Mathew IngramAt the most basic level, it sends the signal that you are hiding something. Largely because you are hiding somethin…
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @MarkLoundy Nicole posted this link @jayrosen_nyu @mathewi As I've been saying since at least 2012: Rules that try to hide a reporter's humanity are th…
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @jayrosen_nyu You and me both, my friend. I remember having this conversation with someone in my newsroom a decade agoGood luck, @mathewi! For years I have been attempting to make this point with self-styled newsroom traditionalists.…
Retweeted by Mathew Ingram @MattNavarra We have seen a very big reach drop today.. The worst in last 5 years. Facebook is no more a good platform to drive traffic. 😡
Retweeted by Mathew Ingramwhen someone I just met tries to get me to open up
Retweeted by Mathew IngramThe people who were so mad at NFL players for “disrespecting the troops” have been silent about Trump actually disrespecting the troops. 🤔
Retweeted by Mathew IngramHooooo boy. As a user, I’m excited about this. As a former newsroom social media editor, this is v. v. v. bad news.
Retweeted by Mathew IngramSocial media crackdowns at the Times and Journal will backfire YES. All of this, exactly. Thank you, @mathewi
Retweeted by Mathew IngramLive by the sword, ...
Retweeted by Mathew IngramUm, okay