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Facebook adds tips for spotting 'fake news'

The News Integrity Initiative debuted with $14 million from Facebook

07 Apr 2017 7:43 AM

Facebook wins German case against Syrian refugee

The court ruled that the US social media giant was not obliged to actively search out and delete defamatory posts.

08 Mar 2017 10:46 AM

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

The companies hope to extend it to other news organisations.

24 Feb 2017 8:06 AM

Viral story about impala attacked by cheetahs is fake

The image went viral with the fake tale of the impala being a martyr for helping its fawns survive.

16 Feb 2017 4:32 PM

Apple's Tim Cook: Fake news is 'killing people's minds'

Fake news came to prominence during last year's US presidential election campaign.

11 Feb 2017 5:26 PM


Facebook takes aim at fake news with new 'trending' formula

Facebook also will stop customizing trending lists to cater to each user's personal interests.

26 Jan 2017 8:35 AM

'Fake news' not a determining factor in US Election outcome

The researchers came up with potentially troublesome conclusions.

22 Jan 2017 9:16 AM

Facebook dismissive of censorship, abuse concerns, rights groups allege

Facebook has been persistently criticized in the past year over how it polices everything.

19 Jan 2017 7:43 AM

Syrian selfie refugee sues Facebook for 'defamatory' posts

Modamani's image was shared on Facebook on a series of anonymous accounts, alongside posts claiming he was responsible for militant attacks.

14 Jan 2017 7:39 AM

Facebook hires former CNN anchor Campbell Brown for news role

Brown announced the move in a post on her Facebook page on Friday.

07 Jan 2017 8:01 AM


Study: Ad-tech use shines light on fringe, fake news sites

Fake news sites run from made-up articles that start with a grain of truth but exaggerate it to fit highly opinionated perspectives.

30 Dec 2016 11:25 AM

Fooled no more, hate no more

Facebook will be required to build a legal protection office in Germany that is available 24X7.

26 Dec 2016 12:59 AM

Facebook finally gets serious about fighting fake news

Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge.

16 Dec 2016 9:07 AM

How to spot lies, 'fake news' and propaganda

There are basic things news readers can do themselves to spot fake news.

16 Dec 2016 8:58 AM

Fake news epidemic dangerous: Hillary Clinton

It’s now clear that so-called fake news can have real world consequences, says Clinton.

10 Dec 2016 1:02 AM


Google, Facebook cut ad revenue to 'fake' news sites

The electoral victory of Donald Trump has sparked heightened scrutiny of online and social media.

16 Nov 2016 8:12 AM

Facebook declined to deploy tool to weed out fake news: Report

Facebook had a tool to weed out fake news circulating on the social network this year.

15 Nov 2016 7:51 AM

Google also gets fooled by fake election news

Google is taking steps to punish sites that manufacture falsehoods.

15 Nov 2016 7:27 AM