Fakenews

03.03.19
Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country
03.03.19

Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country

The social network's reporting tools appear to be ineffective for some.

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02.14.19
AI can write disturbingly believable fake news
02.14.19

AI can write disturbingly believable fake news

Elon Musk's OpenAI is keeping a tight lid on the technology.

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02.06.19
WhatsApp deletes 2 million accounts per month to curb fake news
02.06.19

WhatsApp deletes 2 million accounts per month to curb fake news

Whether or not this is enough is another matter.

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02.04.19
Don't trust all of those health articles you see in your Facebook feed
02.04.19

Don't trust all of those health articles you see in your Facebook feed

A study found that seven of the 10 most shared health articles were misleading or flat out wrong.

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02.01.19
Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling
02.01.19

Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling

Facebook and Twitter worked together to fight election interference efforts.

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01.23.19
Microsoft's mobile Edge browser begins issuing fake news warnings
01.23.19

Microsoft's mobile Edge browser begins issuing fake news warnings

The NewsGuard tool was previously only available as a desktop plug-in.

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01.21.19
WhatsApp limits forwarding worldwide to fight hoaxes and rumors
01.21.19

WhatsApp limits forwarding worldwide to fight hoaxes and rumors

It's hoping a strategy from India will work in other countries.

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01.17.19
Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages
01.17.19

Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages

Facebook continues to play whac-a-mole with propagandists.

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01.13.19
YouTube searches for 'RBG' led to slew of bogus conspiracy videos
01.13.19

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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