News Push Notifications

I stumbled on this article while checking out the website, medium.  With all the talk of “fake news” lately I thought this was a fascinating exploration of how the popular news outlets handle push notifications on mobile devices. Can you believe 52% of people that receive mobile news alerts don’t click through to read the story?  The author points out that, “media have an ethical responsibility to recognize the influence these updates have and to deliver them in a contextualized and unbiased manner.”

I Subscribed To Push Notifications From 12 News Outlets For 3 Months — Here’s What I Learned

News orgs need to more carefully consider their influence when sending updates




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