Russia used Facebook to organize anti-immigrant rallies
Fake news and deceptive ads are part of a bigger misinformation problem for the platform.
Facebook’s fact-checkers say the company is withholding useful data
Data on efforts to combat fake news would help fact-checkers do their jobs better.
Facebook: Russian group spent $100,000 on ads during 2016 election
A 'Russian troll farm' was behind hundreds of fake news pages.
Facebook will block ads from Pages that spread fake news
It’s trying to “disrupt the economic incentives” of spreading false content.
Facebook demotes video clickbait posts to improve your feeds
Scammers will need to find new tricks.
Facebook uses AI to detect fake ads
They’re stepping up their enforcement of a technique called “cloaking.”
Facebook's related articles will add fact to fake news shares
It will display third-party fact checkers' findings about a story in its related articles section.
YouTube's fake news course has reached just 500 kids
Its next goal: 20,000, by dramatically expanding the Internet Citizens program.
Snopes needs money to continue fighting fake news
The venerable fact-checking site needs your monetary help.