YouTube searches for 'RBG' led to slew of bogus conspiracy videos
The site still has work to do cleaning up its searches.
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Facebook will send policy VP to testify in UK instead of Zuckerberg
Richard Allan will have to address fake news and data scandals.
Mark Zuckerberg refuses to testify in the UK yet again
An international committee wants to grill the Facebook CEO over fake news.
Twitter’s new midterm election page already includes fake news
It’s supposed to be a place where users can find election news.
Facebook removed 82 fake accounts and Pages linked to Iran
They were engaged in inauthentic behavior, the company said.
US targets individual Russians in fight against election interference
It's the first overseas operation of its kind.
Fake news is down on Facebook in the US and France, say three studies
Things still not great overall.
Inside Facebook's 'war room' is a battle for public trust
Fighting on multiple fronts.