She Lost Her Job as a Disinformation Scholar at Harvard — and Claims Facebook May Have Had Something to Do With It
Dr. Joan Donovan alleges Harvard stopped her research after receiving donations from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Harvard denies the claim.
In a world where misinformation poses increasing risks for owners and businesses, it's important to be armed with the right strategies and tools in order to avoid perils and minimize damage.
False or misleading information has the potential to damage reputations, fuel poor business decisions and result in legal consequences, but there are proven ways of protecting yourself.
In the emerging AI era, notable tech figures celebrate the technology's astounding capabilities while other companies fiercely compete in the AI market. Yet, as businesses struggle to adapt, many tech experts voice concerns about AI's potential pitfalls.
Amid the midterm elections, many are looking toward social media to see how the various platforms are readying themselves for this upcoming election. With the fear of spreading misinformation and chaos, many worry that social media companies are not doing all they can.
Now through Inauguration Day, the social network will label some tweets that make claims about election results.
'These warnings will inform people that the information in the Tweet conflicts with public health experts' guidance before they view it,' the company says.
Despite the company stating it will remove content questioning the severity of the virus or offering health advice without scientific support, Twitter says Elon Musk did not violate its rules when he tweeted that children are 'essentially immune.'
Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media at the White House, tweeted a video of Joe Biden saying 'we can only re-elect Donald Trump.' But the video cut off what Biden said next, which significantly changed its meaning.
False information will be flagged and its reach limited while harmful posts spreading disinformation about cures and prevention methods will be removed.
Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced that it will launch a feature which will let users limit replies on their tweets