Slashdot Items Tagged "fakenews"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @05:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Thursday February 08, 2018 @10:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:57AM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:23AM Facebook VP Says Company Won't Use Experts To Fix Fake News Because It is Worried About Criticism
Thursday January 04, 2018 @10:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:34PM Facebook Removed References To Russia From Fake-News Report
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @11:42AM The Fake News Machine: Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:22PM FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:12PM Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:51PM A 12-Month Campaign of Fake News To Influence Elections Costs $400K, Says Report
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:14PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Choose a News Source?
Thursday May 25, 2017 @01:33PM Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For 'Terrorism' And 'Fake News'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @03:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Monday May 08, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook Takes Out Full-page Newspaper Ads To Help UK Citizens Detect Fake New
Thursday April 27, 2017 @01:53PM Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @10:35AM Google Looks at People As it Pledges To Fight Fake News and 'Offensive' Content
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @10:06AM Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales is Launching an Online Publication To Fight Fake News
Friday April 14, 2017 @09:31PM Facebook Targets 30,000 Fake France Accounts Before Election
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Monday March 06, 2017 @08:50AM Google's Featured Snippets Are Worse Than Fake News
Thursday January 26, 2017 @03:17PM Facebook Dumps Personalized 'Trending Topics' After Backlash
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:44PM Google Bans 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network
Sunday January 01, 2017 @08:26PM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @06:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:33PM Germany Threatens To Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech
Thursday December 15, 2016 @01:53PM Facebook Is Clamping Down On Fake News, Partners With Fact Checkers To Flag Stories
Saturday December 03, 2016 @05:57PM The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:46AM Crowdsourced Volunteers Search For Solutions To Fake News
Thursday November 24, 2016 @10:06PM Right-Wing and Fake News Writers Are Now Going After Elon Musk
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @10:00AM Study: Most Students Can't Spot Fake News
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:44PM Google Plans To Remove 'In the News' Section From Its Desktop Search Following 'Fake News' Criticism
Monday November 14, 2016 @04:19PM Facebook Disputes Gizmodo Report, Says It Never Built and Withheld Any News Feed Changes Based on Their Political Impact
Monday November 14, 2016 @12:58PM Facebook's Fight Against Fake News Was Undercut by Fear of Conservative Backlash
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real