misinformation

Jul 2, 2020

Pernod Ricard plans app for social-media users to report hate speech

Drinks maker believes brands should take action on hate speech beyond July's 'Stop Hate for Profit' ad boycott—but it's unclear how a crowdsourcing app will enforce this.

Jul 1, 2020

Facebook to prioritise 'original news' in algorithm change

Exclusives will be boosted, while news content that does not have transparent information about the publisher’s editorial staff will be demoted.

Jun 12, 2020

Twitter uncovers China-based network that has been pushing "deceptive narratives" about Hong Kong protests

Removal of China-based network part of broader weeding out of "state-linked" operations on Twitter.

May 14, 2020

Reuters extends Facebook fact-check partnership to Singapore

News provider will become Facebook's second fact-checking partner in Singapore.

Feb 19, 2020

Is Facebook coping with the ‘steady wave’ of COVID-19 misinformation?

The COVID-19 crisis is galvanising Facebook's anti-fake news measures, and exposing shortcomings in its system.

Feb 13, 2020

Reuters to fact-check Facebook ahead of US election

Reuters is joining the growing list of news providers offering to fact-check content on social media.