Slashdot Items Tagged "fakenews"

Date / Time Story
Thursday April 26, 2018 @11:22AM A Well-Known Expert On Student Loans Is Not Real
Monday April 23, 2018 @04:28PM Algorithm Automatically Spots 'Face Swaps' In Videos
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:25PM Facebook Demands ID Verifications For Big Pages, 'Issue' Ad Buyers
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:59PM Facebook Begins 'Fact-Checking' Photos, Videos
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Thursday February 08, 2018 @11:03AM Google Executives Are Floating a Plan To Fight Fake News on Facebook and Twitter
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @10:57AM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @08:23AM Facebook VP Says Company Won't Use Experts To Fix Fake News Because It is Worried About Criticism
Thursday January 04, 2018 @11:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:34PM Facebook Removed References To Russia From Fake-News Report
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @12:42PM The Fake News Machine: Inside a Town Gearing Up for 2020
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:22PM FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day
Thursday August 03, 2017 @04:12PM Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @05:51PM A 12-Month Campaign of Fake News To Influence Elections Costs $400K, Says Report
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @04:14PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Choose a News Source?
Thursday May 25, 2017 @02:33PM Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For 'Terrorism' And 'Fake News'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @04:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook Takes Out Full-page Newspaper Ads To Help UK Citizens Detect Fake New
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:53PM Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:35AM Google Looks at People As it Pledges To Fight Fake News and 'Offensive' Content
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:06AM Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales is Launching an Online Publication To Fight Fake News
Friday April 14, 2017 @10:31PM Facebook Targets 30,000 Fake France Accounts Before Election
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Monday March 06, 2017 @09:50AM Google's Featured Snippets Are Worse Than Fake News
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:17PM Facebook Dumps Personalized 'Trending Topics' After Backlash
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:44PM Google Bans 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network
Sunday January 01, 2017 @09:26PM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Saturday December 17, 2016 @03:33PM Germany Threatens To Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech
Thursday December 15, 2016 @02:53PM Facebook Is Clamping Down On Fake News, Partners With Fact Checkers To Flag Stories
Saturday December 03, 2016 @06:57PM The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
Sunday November 27, 2016 @02:46AM Crowdsourced Volunteers Search For Solutions To Fake News
Thursday November 24, 2016 @11:06PM Right-Wing and Fake News Writers Are Now Going After Elon Musk
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:00AM Study: Most Students Can't Spot Fake News
Monday November 21, 2016 @02:44PM Google Plans To Remove 'In the News' Section From Its Desktop Search Following 'Fake News' Criticism
Monday November 14, 2016 @05:19PM Facebook Disputes Gizmodo Report, Says It Never Built and Withheld Any News Feed Changes Based on Their Political Impact
Monday November 14, 2016 @01:58PM Facebook's Fight Against Fake News Was Undercut by Fear of Conservative Backlash
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real