Here’s what’s trending on Twitter right now:
And here are the top stories on Google News:
Here’s what the BBC News site has at top billing:
I tried to even the field. So the twitter trends were set to “Global”, I finally overrode Google’s very irritating attempts to point me towards google.co.uk rather than google.com, and I left the BBC News homepage untouched.
Zero connection between Twitter and Google, even though technically soccer stories made in on to both. One story in common between Google and BBC News.
Just something to bear in mind. There’s a lot we need to think about, in terms of filtering and censorship and filter bubbles; a lot to think about in terms of the impact of the locations of publisher and of subscriber; a lot to think about in terms of publisher-level algorithmic representation of trends, and subscriber-level selection of preferences.
What are your experiences? How does your area and environment compare?