“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."
The hoax — which said Schiff had agreed to “financially sponsor” a bill recognizing the Armenian genocide — was picked up by several outlets, including Radio Free Europe.
The tool will be rolled out in India, where general elections are already underway, and in the European Union, which holds elections in May.
This is how disinformation spread from fringe message boards and social media to far-right websites and cable news.
Social media will remain blocked while security forces investigate the bombings.
Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.
The widget showing information about the Sept. 11 terror attacks appears to have been triggered by a new feature YouTube is testing to provide "topical context" around videos that might contain misinformation.
Online conspiracists are baselessly trying to blame the fire on their political opponents.
A "Gas Out" Day Idea To Lower Gas Prices Is Going Viral But It's Been Proven To Be Ineffective And Inaccurate
The fake effort appeared to have started as an email chain in 2000. Then it spread again on Facebook in 2012. Now in 2019, it's gone viral on Twitter and become a meme.
This week we have stories about wind turbines, Nipsey Hussle, and a giant dog.
This week we have stories about farts, hackers, and the Hungarian government.
Before Facebook took action, the page Solar Energy Today spent $2.4 million on thousands of ads promoting solar energy tax credits that didn’t exist.
A “Why am I seeing this post” feature will let you understand and control why a post is showing up in your Facebook News Feed.
This week we have stories about mannequins, Jussie Smollett, and a missed connection.
"What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?"
Anti-Muslim Hate Speech Is Absolutely Relentless On Social Media Even As Platforms Crack Down On Other Extremist Groups
“Islamophobia happens to be something that made these companies lots and lots of money,” said one researcher, who added that it keeps people on the platform and available to see ads.