Jan 10, 2017

Farewell to the first social media president

"For too many of us, it's become safer for us to retreat into our own bubbles – especially our social media feeds," President Obama said tonight in his farewell address in Chicago. Pew's John Gramlich has some great perspective on Obama's first forays onto social networks:

He also took one dig at fake news: "We become so secure in our bubbles, we start accepting only information, true or not, that fits our opinions."

His successor had some thoughts on fake news tonight, too:

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