Misinformation

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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.

Business News

Avoid Costly Mistakes and Protect Your Business With These Tips for Combatting Misinformation

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.

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Defend Your Brand With These Strategies to Combat Misinformation in Business

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.

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Why Elon Musk and Other Tech Experts Are Worried About Artificial Intelligence

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.

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Social Media and The 2022 Midterm Elections: How Social Media Has Changed the Democratic Process

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.

Business News

Twitter Vows to Crack Down on Election Result Misinformation

Now through Inauguration Day, the social network will label some tweets that make claims about election results.

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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.

Business News

Twitter Won't Remove Elon Musk's Coronavirus Misinformation Tweets

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.'

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Twitter Adds 'Manipulated Media' Label to White House Biden Video

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.

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WHO Joins TikTok to Fight Coronavirus Misinformation

It's going where the gossip is.

Business News

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.

Social Media

This Is How Twitter Is Planning To Combat Online Abuse

Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced that it will launch a feature which will let users limit replies on their tweets

Social Media

How Facebook Plans To Step Up Its Effort To Combat Fake News

Facebook is planning to have community reviewers to fact check content posted on the platform