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Real-time Q&A and Fact-checking

Erisk Schonfeld notes in Techcrunch that Answers.com has started answering questions on Twitter, if you direct your question to @AnswersDotCom.  They join the ranks of @Answer, @Blurtit, @ChaCha, @Lazytweet, @twithelpme, @Vark and some others that I am sure I am overlooking.  (Maybe I should ask one of those services if I left out anyone?)   In any case … real-time answers are coming into their own.

In a potentially related article, Craig Newmark writes in the Huffington Post about Trust, Factchecking, and the News Media Landscape to Come.   He notes the increase in fact-checking led by folks like … Continue Reading

If a tweet falls in the forest…

… and there’s nobody there to read it, does it still get a reply?