Facebook and Google tackle fake news ahead of French elections
The tech companies teamed with major news organizations on a series of verification tools.
Facebook tweaks the feed to bury fake news and clickbait
The company trained its algorithms to recognize sketchy content and rank it lower than more legitimate posts.
Sketchy adoption app Adoptly is a hoax after all
The duo behind fake app Pooper are back with more 'satire.'
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Facebook didn't stop fake news because it's afraid of conservatives
Update to the social network would have disproportionately removed right wing-appealing stories.
Mark Zuckerberg: over 99 percent of Facebook content is authentic
At the same time, a leak shows that leadership questioned Facebook's influence on the election.
Alien sex tapes, robot rape and the evolution of consent
Yacht’s 'sex tape' was more than a tasteless PR stunt.
No, 'Fable' designer Peter Molyneux isn't retiring today
Someone hacked his Twitter account.
Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution
A user from California recently put Facebook's suicide prevention feature to test. According to a...