The latest battleground in the ongoing struggle against misinformation is the United Kingdom, which is in the midst of one of its most consequential elections in modern history.
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Online fact-checking groups around the globe are fighting to defuse stand-offs between protestors, police and government officials–not with guns or explosives, but with facts.
Facebook has once again found evidence that its platform has been exploited by foreign groups to spread misinformation.
Short-staffed fact-checkers, a fight against disinformation, and a struggle for resources in a decade long conflict.
Verification, independence and accountability are the distinguishing features of good journalism and worth considering when wading into anything written by anti-vaxx crusaders.
Are Facebook users wising up to just how big a “filter bubble” they may be living in? A new study says yes.
Can you believe what a group of women wore to a Trump rally in North Carolina back in July 2019? In fact no, you can’t.
FaceBook has established stricter regulations for political advertisements in Singapore in order to combat one of the most widespread epidemics of the 21st century: the spread of misinformation.
Seeing is no longer believing as deepfakes swarm the internet.
Tall tales spread further and travel faster than the truth on social media. This Facebook post on May 19, 2019 alleges that Ivanka Trump’s Marc Fisher footwear line is exempt from U.S. tariffs imposed on goods imported from China. A critical news consumer can determine fairly quickly this is not true.