SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube said Thursday it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids — potentially affecting millions of posts on the site — after reports last week that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children. The change comes as YouTube grapples with moderatingRead More →

Over the past few years, readers have moved to the habit of “news snacking,” a tendency that some said would not last, but which is, in fact, sticking and even influencing the way we read and write. One factor responsible for accelerating this new way of “information making” is – to nobody’s surprise – social networks.  Read More →