Apple partially solves fake news problem by buying a news publishing platform and eliminating social sharing features


The company this week bought Texture, a “Netflix for magazines” service that offers subscribers access to 200 magazines. Eddy Cue, the company’s senior vice president for internet software and services, offered one alternative to the current mess: Apple News, an information platform with no real social features and a narrow whitelist of trusted outlets allowed to publish on it.

Source: The reckoning over social media has transformed SXSW – The Verge

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