Fake news

Does a vegetarian association ask that animal biscuits be banned?

The fake news claimed that The Vegan Society asked for animal-shaped food to be banned because it makes people feel superior to the animal kingdom.

March Violante

TikTok Introduces Warning Label To Combat Fake News

The videos will notify the user when content is misleading or has not been verified before sharing.

Google Donates $3 Million to Fight 'Fake News' About Vaccines

The media requests will be evaluated by 14 academic, journalistic and medical judges from the World Health Organization.

Twitter Moves to Curb COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories With Warnings, Labels

'These warnings will inform people that the information in the Tweet conflicts with public health experts' guidance before they view it,' the company says.

Michael Kan

A Definitive Guide to Identifying Fake News on Social Networks

Today there are many "news sites" that actually share alarming information to generate visits and make easy profits (especially in times of pandemic).

Facebook and Instagram to Limit Coronavirus Misinformation

False information will be flagged and its reach limited while harmful posts spreading disinformation about cures and prevention methods will be removed.

Adam Smith

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!

Brian Jones

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.

John Boitnott

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Targeting 2018 U.S. Midterms

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

Jon Fingas

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.

Hayden Field

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.

Michael Kan

Rethinking Sales and Marketing in the 'Post-Truth' Era

In the Post-Truth Era, you might be wondering, "Will I need to be even more liberal in my treatment of 'the truth' to compete?"

Tomer Shiran