"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."
People Are Spreading False And Unverified Information About Iran's Missile Attack On US Bases In Iraq. Don't Be Fooled.
Information on social media includes outdated images and unverified casualty counts.
Many accounts are spreading false or unconfirmed information, including the claim that Eric Trump knew of the airstrike in advance.
According to Facebook’s ad library, the ad has received over 1,000 impressions and was boosted for a few hundred dollars.
Here's even more absolute hogwash from the election.
So, no, Beyoncé and Jay-Z aren't splitting up, Meghan and Harry aren't expecting, and RiRi sure as heck hasn't dropped her new album.
Jo Swinson's Been Forced To Deny She Kills Squirrels Thanks To A Twitter User Churning Out Viral Fake Election Stories
A simple text replacement tool and screenshots have been used to manufacture stories dripping with irony that generate thousands of shares online.
Facebook Took Down These Pages For Being Linked To Russia, But It Didn’t Seem To Tell That To The People Who Run Them
“Facebook should be responsible in informing account holders that they will be named in an international coordinated campaign that threatens democracy in different nations.”
News podcast about the Supreme Court nomination hearings, measles outbreaks in Europe, and fake news this week.
The Canadian Election’s Surprise Influencer Is A Buffalo Man Targeting Canadians With Viral Disinformation
Matthew Ricchiazzi has written debunked stories about Canadian politics and once told a US candidate he'd publish "negative articles about [their] opponents" for $400 apiece.
Egypt Wanted To Arrest A New York Times Reporter, And The Trump Administration Was Reportedly Going To Let It Happen
The warning of the reporter's imminent arrest came from an unnamed US government official who "feared being punished for even alerting us to the danger," the newspaper's publisher said.
“It is very concerning that a letter from a group of senators can silence the voices of medical and scientific experts,” said a doctor who fact-checked the video.