Misinformation

12.21.17
Facebook swaps fake article flags for fact-checked links
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Facebook swaps fake article flags for fact-checked links

The warning labels weren't stopping people from reading bogus articles.

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09.27.17
Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now 'regrets'
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Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now 'regrets'

He'd said it was 'crazy' to think misinformation on Facebook influenced the outcome.

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09.25.17
Facebook knew about Russian meddling well before the US election
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Facebook knew about Russian meddling well before the US election

President Obama then warned Mark Zuckerberg to take the problem more seriously.

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05.05.17
India is cracking down on dissidence posted to WhatsApp
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India is cracking down on dissidence posted to WhatsApp

An Indian man was arrested for sharing a Photoshopped image of the prime minister.

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02.19.14
Researchers are working on a lie detector to sniff out false tweets
02.19.14

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...

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