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Information on social media includes outdated images and unverified casualty counts.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.
Some of the websites use fake profile photos for their writers, while others spread false information.
Earlier this year, ShareChat took steps to clean up the platform, including removing accounts and content that violate its community guidelines.
The Philippines Was A Test Of Facebook’s New Approach To Countering Disinformation. Things Got Worse.
Disinformation campaigns in the Philippines ahead of its 2016 election offered a preview of things to come to the United States. History may be repeating itself in 2020.
“It becomes harder and harder for us, particularly going into 2020.”
Hope the airlines don't get any ideas from this...
Trolls And Far-Right Figures Kept Spreading Their Same Old Hoaxes Even During The El Paso And Dayton Shootings
“It’s starting to feel normal, that’s the problem.”
“By lumping us in with fake news and questioning whether we really qualify as satire, Snopes appears to be actively engaged in an effort to discredit and deplatform us.”
“What do you do when your parents go from posting Minions to posting hard-right memes about cement milkshakes?”
Young Indians are hooked to Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. But for older Indians, WhatsApp is the ultimate social network.
Older people play an outsized role in civic life. They also are more likely to be online targets for misinformation and hyperpartisan rhetoric.
It’s ironic that a show about narratives, and the way they can turn sour, caused Russia’s own narrative machine to show its fragility.
These Bizarre Kamala Harris And Mark Zuckerberg Conspiracy Sites Are Run By A Montessori School Operator
Sites from American Intelligence Media have launched fringe conspiracy theories into the mainstream.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele has a warning for viewers about trusting material they encounter online.
Election authorities could still investigate false or misleading content like doctored videos, but the social media giant said it’s not its role to decide where the “line” is.
“This is her Benghazi.”
“First and foremost — clinics are still open.”
It looks like it was a still image that was accidentally released, so everybody calm down.
A case study in how “social media is being treated as a disinformation laboratory."