Media hype has gotten parents, teachers and even the government more interested in a fake epidemic than a real one.
Social media companies banned Trump, but not the groups he inspired.
"What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?"
Trump has continued to push false and unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud after Joe Biden was projected as the winner of the presidential election.
“The online misinformation has been relentless. Have never seen anything like this,” said one local official.
A new AI bot primarily spreading across Russia and Eastern Europe has created fake nude images of more than 680,000 women.
The company’s back-and-forth on its own policies has created outrage and confusion.
The move comes after Facebook and Twitter enacted their own bans against the mass delusion.
The Globe Independent used Facebook ads to widely promote plagiarized stories that were often critical of China.
Don't Fall For This Viral Conspiracy Claiming Trump Carried A Hidden Oxygen Tank On The Way To The Hospital
There are a lot of conspiracies going around about Trump's condition, including one that claimed he was wearing a hidden oxygen tank while heading to the hospital.
"Governments used to worry about counterfeiting money; now we have to worry about counterfeiting people."
The social media company said four different networks of accounts were removed for inauthentic coordinated behavior.
We Will Never Agree On What Happened During The First Wave Of The Pandemic — And That Will Make It Harder To Survive The Second
The virus isn't just attacking our bodies — it's attacking our brains.
To understand why Trump is so obsessed with Ukraine, you have to understand the nonsense Rudy Giuliani reads on the internet.
The feature will be tested on Android phones.
People Are Saying Police Brutality Protesters Are Being Paid, But They’re Citing A Satirical Website
The creator of ProtestJobs.com is mortified.
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
The slickly produced video has been viewed by millions, despite platforms' attempts to limit its spread.
This Nurse Is Speaking Out Against Coronavirus Rumors And Hoaxes That Are Putting Him And His Colleagues In Danger
The most trusted professionals in America are now the target of coronavirus conspiracies.
Misinformation, hoaxes, and snake oil cures have all been rampant online since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The rumour spread like wildfire on WhatsApp as the prime minister said stricter measures were a possibility.
COVID-19 has spawned countless conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and falsehoods.
BuzzFeed News media editor Craig Silverman and reporter Jane Lytvynenko analyze news and research about misinformation, conspiracies, hoaxes, and fake news.
Facebook warned against the potential "overreach" of Singapore's anti-fake news law as it blocked a page that was flagged for spreading false information about the coronavirus.
There will soon be more people aged 65 and up in the US than in any other demographic, and it will stay that way for decades.
As Mohammed Bin Salman Allegedly Hacked Jeff Bezos, A Network Of Accounts On Twitter Were Pushing Saudi Propaganda
A UN official said the goal is “intimidating, creating fear, and ultimately controlling or silencing.”
One firm promised to “use every tool and take every advantage available in order to change reality according to our client's wishes.”
The founder of pro-Russia site USA Really cast blame on Ukraine for the downed plane in Iran this week — and for another plane crash six years ago that was Russia’s fault.
People reported receiving text messages informing them that they had been drafted and must report for "immediate departure to Iran."