Here are some of the Hurricane Florence fakes to watch out for.
Many of the claims are baseless and lacking proof.
Revealed: Notorious Pro-Trump Misinformation Site True Pundit Is Run By An Ex-Journalist With A Grudge Against The FBI
How award-winning former journalist Michael D. Moore came to run a site filled with false reports and conspiracies.
The problem with tech’s apology cornucopia.
"We know we have more work to do," Facebook said in a statement to BuzzFeed News.
Factal says it combines technology with journalists to deliver real-time alerts about incidents that pose a risk to company facilities and employees.
The fate of the once-lucrative American News Facebook page shows how much the hyperpartisan news business has struggled since 2016.
Macedonia’s Pro-Trump Fake News Industry Had American Links, And Is Under Investigation For Possible Russia Ties
An investigation reveals that the fake news sites that flourished in Macedonia in 2016 weren’t just the work of local teens — and that security agencies are probing possible connections to Russia.
We're collecting and analyzing political ads that people like you are being targeted with on Facebook.
The company rolled out new tech it says can help automatically identify pages spreading fake news.
A Marketing Site Deleted Over 7,000 Articles After It Was Caught Stealing Fact-Checks And Plagiarizing
They messed with the wrong fact checker.
What Trending lacked in usage it made up for in controversy, negative press coverage, and frustrations for Facebook.
Inside the murky world of music streaming manipulation.
The DC Cybersecurity Think Tank Caught Using Fake Twitter Accounts Has Lost Sponsors, And Its Shady Cofounder Is Gone
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology cofounder James Scott has “voluntarily decided to step away” and a law firm will review claims about him.
During one livestream, someone using the screen name National Socialist spent $100 to display the message “WHITE PRIDE WORLD WIDE!”
A DC Think Tank Used Fake Social Media Accounts, A Bogus Expert, And Fancy Events To Reach The NSA, FBI, And White House
ICIT bills itself as "America's Cybersecurity Think Tank." But BuzzFeed News found it's running fake Twitter accounts and its top expert has questionable credentials.
The feature is called "Page History" but now it's gone.
“I kept coming across people who I knew were smart people and sensitive people who were sharing fake stuff," says Felicia Cravens.
Here's your guide to what's true, false, and unverified about the 25-year-old man identified by officials Monday as the suspect who killed at least 10 people on a crowded Toronto street.
This "deepfake" video starring Jordan Peele as Barack Obama shows how easy it's getting to create convincing audio and video fakes. Here's how to fight back.