SF Protest Urges Facebook To Protect Public From Political Lies, Hate, DisinformationProtesters will project messages onto Facebook's San Francisco building Tuesday night to urge the company's shareholders to be sure the public is protected from hate, lies, and disinformation in the coming political season.
'Infodemic': World Health Officials Aim To Fight Rising Misinformation About CoronavirusFrom epidemic to "infodemic;" that's how the World Health Organization is characterizing the sudden rise of misinformation related to the coronavirus.
Twitter Removes Nearly 6,000 Saudi Accounts For Platform ManipulationTwitter has identified and removed nearly 6,000 accounts that it said were part of a coordinated effort by Saudi government agencies and individuals to advance the country's geopolitical interests.
Zuckerberg Hosts 'No Holds Barred' Private Dinner With Civil Rights Leaders In Palo AltoFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted dinner for a delegation of civil rights leaders to hear directly their criticisms of the social media platform and ways to improve.
YouTube Disables 200 Videos Attacking Hong Kong ProtestsYouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Oakland-Based Dictionary.com Names 'Misinformation' 2018 Word Of The YearMisinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Oakland-based Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times.
YouTube Says It Has A Plan To Stem The Flow Of Misinformation VideosThe world's biggest video website outlined a number of improvements and investments, all designed to show that it is an ally of news publishers.