Facebook Manager: Fact Checking Fake News Works, Just Too SlowlyFacebook’s effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — though that finding comes with a major caveat.
Facebook, Google Admit False Stories Spread After Vegas MassacreFalse news that erroneously named a suspect in the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday spread on Google and Facebook before the services removed the posts in question.
Facebook Faces 'Era Of Accountability' Over Russia-Backed Election AdsNow Facebook is under siege, facing questions from lawmakers and others seeking to rein in its enormous power.
NOT REAL NEWS: A Look At What Didn't Happen This WeekNone of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media.
Zuckerberg Votes Against Shareholder Push For Fake News TransparencyA move by activist investors to require transparency surrounding how Facebook is battling fake news has been blocked by CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Fake News Curriculum Bill Dies In California AssemblyCalifornia lawmakers have killed a bill that aimed to teach high school students to spot fake news.
Before UK Election, Facebook Removes Accounts To Fight Fake NewsFacebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a drive to battle fake news.
Facebook Gearing Up To Fight Political PropagandaFacebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections.
Google Targets Bogus Stories, Offensive Search SuggestionsGoogle has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results.
Whoopi Goldberg Blasts Fake News That 'Endangered' Her LifeGoldberg is blasting a fake-news website that ran a story she claims "endangered" her life...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Fake News Is 'Killing People's Minds'Apple chief executive Tim Cook says fake news is "killing minds," and governments and tech firms must act to stop it.
Google, Facebook Team Up With French Media To Fight Fake NewsFrench journalists are teaming up with Silicon Valley internet giants Google and Facebook to fight propaganda and misinformation online.