France considers new laws to fight fake news
They could require transparency from political ad buyers and cap ad spending.
Facebook swaps fake article flags for fact-checked links
The warning labels weren't stopping people from reading bogus articles.
Google showed misinformation about Texas shooter in search results
Once again, the company is blaming its algorithm.
Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now 'regrets'
He'd said it was 'crazy' to think misinformation on Facebook influenced the outcome.
Facebook knew about Russian meddling well before the US election
President Obama then warned Mark Zuckerberg to take the problem more seriously.
India is cracking down on dissidence posted to WhatsApp
An Indian man was arrested for sharing a Photoshopped image of the prime minister.
Facebook is tweaking the News Feed to make room for fact checkers
They'll populate the area below the news stories your friends share.
Expect more vote suppressing misinformation on Election Day
'Text to vote' hoaxes may have been just the start.
Researchers are working on a lie detector to sniff out false tweets
Sure, some less-than-true statements on Twitter are innocuous, but the social media network's vast...