Facebook is considering options including a “kill switch” to shut off political advertising after election day to thwart misinformation.
22 Aug 2020 2:18 PM
The company, owned by China-based ByteDance, also launched a new @tiktok_comms Twitter account to address issues in real time.
18 Aug 2020 8:58 PM
The tech giant in an open letter claimed it would be forced to hand over users’ search data to news media companies.
17 Aug 2020 2:07 PM
It will serve as a one-stop-shop to give people in the US the tools and information they need to make their voices heard at the ballot box.
13 Aug 2020 3:44 PM
The eldest son of US President Donald Trump posted a since-deleted tweet with a viral video of doctors talking about hydroxychloroquine
29 Jul 2020 10:19 AM
Health officials in southern state of Victoria pled with the public to get themselves tested and to ignore disinformation spreading online
03 Jul 2020 12:40 PM
“Our goal is to make it easier for people to identify content that’s timely, reliable and most valuable to them,” a Facebook official said.
26 Jun 2020 7:25 PM
It is legally compelled to comply with government orders to block pages but criticised it saying the law would stifle voices on the internet
01 Jun 2020 8:47 PM
In a statement, Twitter said Trump’s vote-by-mail tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes "
27 May 2020 8:57 AM
The relatively new, young social media platform however has not yet described how it would decide content under 'Misleading information'.
09 Jan 2020 4:00 PM
Sri Lanka has a complicated history with social media, providing context to the government’s ban on it after the Easter Sunday attacks.
25 Apr 2019 2:57 PM
The co-created curriculum encourages people to be mindful about forwarding rumors.
18 Mar 2019 1:15 PM
YouTube said it will start showing 'information panels' -- flagging misinformation and offering correct insights.
07 Mar 2019 10:48 AM
YouTube demotes flat-earthers, conspiracy theorists.
26 Jan 2019 7:49 PM
Facebook may remove inaccurate or misleading content, such as doctored photos, created or shared to stir up to ignite volatile situations.
19 Jul 2018 11:55 AM
It is aimed at raising awareness against misinformation and providing new tools to the fourth estate against fake news.
19 Jun 2018 5:04 PM
The game, based in part on existing studies of online disinformation, takes its cues from actual conspiracy theories about organizations.
20 Feb 2018 10:26 AM
PSACS has published pamphlet, ntended to provide awareness on AIDS, but with information, that can only be called grossly erroneous.
25 Sep 2017 2:25 PM