Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Machine learning and AI are used to block fake accounts

80 Percent of Twitter Accounts Spreading Fake News in 2016 Still Active

80 Percent of Twitter Accounts Spreading Fake News in 2016 Still Active

These disinformation accounts tweet 1 million times per day

Facebook Deploys New Strategy to Kill Clickbait

Facebook Deploys New Strategy to Kill Clickbait

Responsible in part for clickbait even existing, Facebook now seeks to destroy it by introducing new detection tools

Facebook Fights Against Fake News Ahead of UK Elections with Newspaper Ads

Facebook Fights Against Fake News Ahead of UK Elections with Newspaper Ads

Facebook is working to teach people how to tell fake news apart from real news when spending time on the social network

Facebook Admits Malicious Actors Spread Misinformation During the US Elections

Facebook Admits Malicious Actors Spread Misinformation During the US Elections

Facebook has a lot to say about the 2016 elections

Google Cracks Down on Fake News, Demotes Low-Quality Pages, Adds User Feedback

Google Cracks Down on Fake News, Demotes Low-Quality Pages, Adds User Feedback

Google is making some changes to properly fight fake news

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales to Launch News Site Wikitribune to Combat Fake News

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales to Launch News Site Wikitribune to Combat Fake News

Wales is doing his part to combat fake news

Facebook Takes Down 30K French Spam Accounts Ahead of Elections

Facebook Takes Down 30K French Spam Accounts Ahead of Elections

Facebook is working hard to prevent false news from spreading

Google Goes Global with "False" or "True" Labels on Search Results

Google Goes Global with "False" or "True" Labels on Search Results

Google's war on fake news goes global with these new labels

Facebook Tries to Educate Users About Fake News, Issues List of Tips

Facebook Tries to Educate Users About Fake News, Issues List of Tips

The list is full of common sense, but it's always welcome

Facebook Won't Just Fight Fake News, It Wants to Make Users Trust Real News

Facebook Won't Just Fight Fake News, It Wants to Make Users Trust Real News

Facebook has signed up for the News Integrity Initiative

Facebook Faces Huge Fines over Fake News, but Says the Issue Isn't Simple

Facebook Faces Huge Fines over Fake News, but Says the Issue Isn't Simple

Facebook hopes to find the right solution to tackle fake news the right way, but the network's size doesn't make it easy

Web Inventor Wants Google and Facebook to Amp Up Fight Against Fake News

Web Inventor Wants Google and Facebook to Amp Up Fight Against Fake News

Tim Berners-Lee sees a few dangers to the future of the Internet: fake news, political advertising and data sovereignty

Google Home Answers with Fake News Due to Search Engine's Recurrent Problem

Google Home Answers with Fake News Due to Search Engine's Recurrent Problem

Unless someone reports an issue, Google won't know about it

Facebook Starts Flagging Fake News in Your Feed

Facebook Starts Flagging Fake News in Your Feed

Facebook keeps its promise, tells you which stories are fake

  • Windows
  • By Bogdan Popa
  • February 13th, 2017
Microsoft Edge Browser Accused of Displaying Fake News in New Tabs

Microsoft Edge Browser Accused of Displaying Fake News in New Tabs

News outlet partnership goes wrong for Edge users

Daily Mail Gets Black-Listed by Wikipedia, Will No Longer Be an Accepted Source

Daily Mail Gets Black-Listed by Wikipedia, Will No Longer Be an Accepted Source

Due to its history of fake news and shady writing, the Daily Mail will no longer appear as a source on Wikipedia

 
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