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Fake news

Social Media

7 Symptoms of Poor Social Media Hygiene

The monster that emerges from you when posting on social media is fraying of the fabric of society. Cut it out!

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Massive Changes in Digital Journalism

Local journalism paid for a watchdog in every city council. Online journalism tells you what Trump tweeted this morning.

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Targeting 2018 U.S. Midterms

It's following a similar strategy to the 2016 presidential election.

Mark Zuckerberg on Why Facebook Won't Remove 'Fake News' and 3 Other Takeaways From His Recent Interview

In a podcast interview with Recode, the co-founder of the social giant opened up about regulating 'fake news,' monitoring content, his mentor and tech's next frontier.

Fake News Spreads Faster on Twitter Than Real News, Study Says

Don't blame bots. People share fake news over Twitter because they find the content novel, according to the MIT study.

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Facebook Joins $14 Million Initiative to Fight Fake News

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Sharing Fake News Can Hurt Your Reputation

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Google: Sorry for the Bogus Content in Search Results

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Facebook Says It Can't Police All Posts for Racism

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Don't Let Marketing Zest Lead You Into the Fake News Morass

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