Tag "disinformation"

Coronavirus conspiracies like that bogus 5G claim are racing across the internet

April 11, 2020 0

As the U.S. and much of the world hunkers down to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, some virus-related conspiracy theories are having a

Facebook flags Biden video from Trump’s social media director as ‘partly false’

March 9, 2020 0

The disinformation wars are heating up as the U.S. barrels toward the 2020 presidential election, leaving tech companies again uncomfortable in the role of referee.

Facebook flags Biden video from Trump’s social media director as ‘partly false’

March 9, 2020 0

The disinformation wars are heating up as the U.S. barrels toward the 2020 presidential election, leaving tech companies again uncomfortable in the role of referee.

Facebook bowed to a Singapore government order to brand a news post as false

December 1, 2019 0

Facebook added a correction notice to a post by a fringe news site that Singapore’s government said contained false information. It’s the first time the

Tech giants still not doing enough to fight fakes, says European Commission

October 29, 2019 0

It’s a year since the European Commission got a bunch of adtech giants together to spill ink on a voluntary Code of Practice to do

Meet Facebook’s latest fake

September 21, 2019 0

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business’ impact

FEC says political campaigns can now get discounted cybersecurity help

July 12, 2019 0

In a long awaited decision, the Federal Elections Commission will now allow political campaigns to appoint cybersecurity helpers to protect political campaigns from cyberthreats and

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

February 19, 2019 0

Twitter has announced it’s expanding checks on political advertisers outside the U.S. to also cover Australia, India and all the member states of the European

Facebook finds and kills another 512 Kremlin-linked fake accounts

January 17, 2019 0

Two years on from the U.S. presidential election, Facebook continues to have a major problem with Russian disinformation being megaphoned via its social tools. In

Google lays outs narrow “EU election advertiser” policy ahead of 2019 vote

November 23, 2018 0

Google has announced its plan for combating election interference in the European Union, ahead of elections next May when up to 350 million voters across

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