Instagram cracks down on fake likes, follows and comments
And it’s prompting users to sever ties with the apps that generate them.
Facebook confirms accounts banned ahead of election had Russian ties
Over 100 accounts were removed ahead of the midterms.
Fake news is down on Facebook in the US and France, say three studies
Things still not great overall.
Americans fear they can’t identify social media bots
Only 66 percent have ever heard of social media bots.
Why are people pretending to be dead on Instagram?
“Can you guys comment RIP in my most recent pic...”
Facebook is building a 'war room' for the midterm elections
The company is taking a 'laser-focused' approach to 'the bad actors.'
Phishing scam targets iPhone users with a fake call to ‘Apple Care’
We want to talk to 'Lance Roger from Apple Care,' too.
Facebook removes fake pages in Latin America ahead of elections
Facebook has taken down more than 10,000 allegedly fake Pages, Groups and accounts sourcing from Mex...
Amazon needs to get a handle on its counterfeit problem
'Fulfilled by Amazon' should be a badge of trust, not a legal loophole.