Fake news ‘threat to democracy’ report gets...
The UK government has rejected a parliamentary committee’s call for a levy on social media firms to fund digital...
Facebook rolls out checks for UK political ads
Facebook has announced it rolled out a system of checks on political ads run on its platform in the UK which requires...
Twitter widens its view of bad actors to fight...
Twitter has announced more changes to its rules to try to make it harder for people to use its platform to spread...
Tech and ad giants sign up to Europe’s first...
The European Union’s executive body has signed up tech platforms and ad industry players to a voluntary ...
Highlights from the Senate Intelligence hearing...
Another day, another political grilling for social media platform giants. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s...
Trump rage-tweets Google alleging search...
While several tech giants have found themselves in President Trump’s crosshairs since he took office, he has just...
Dodged questions from Facebook’s press call on...
Facebook avoided some of the toughest inquiries from reporters yesterday during a conference call about its efforts to...
Dems and GOP unite, slamming Facebook for...
In a rare moment of agreement, members of the House Judiciary Committee from both major political parties agreed that...
Facebook would make a martyr by banning Infowars
Alex Jones’ Infowars is a fake news-peddler. But Facebook deleting its Page could ignite a fire that consumes the...
WhatsApp now marks forwarded messages to curb the...
WhatsApp just introduced a new feature designed to help its users identify the origin of information that they receive...
Facebook buys ads in Indian newspapers to warn...
As Twitter finally gets serious about purging fake accounts, and YouTube says it will try to firefight conspiracy...
YouTube is fighting fighting fake news with $25M...
YouTube announced new measures today to stem the spread of conspiracy theory videos and fake news on its platform,...
Digital campaigning vs democracy: UK election...
A report by the UK’s Electoral Commission has called for urgent changes in the law to increase transparency about...
Facebook expands fact-checking program, adopts...
Facebook this morning announced an expansion of its fact-checking program and other actions it’s taking to combat...
Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed...
The repeat grilling by the UK parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now...
UK parliament’s call for Zuckerberg to testify...
The UK parliament has issued an impressive ultimatum to Facebook in a last ditch attempt to get Mark Zuckerberg to take...
Facebook’s dark ads problem is systemic
Facebook’s admission to the UK parliament this week that it had unearthed unquantified thousands of dark fake ads...
What we learned from Facebook’s latest data...
Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer has just undergone almost five hours of often forensic and frequently awkward...
Facebook hit with defamation lawsuit over fake
In an interesting twist, Facebook is being sued in the UK for defamation by consumer advice personality, Martin Lewis,...
Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, opens up about...
Zuckerberg has been on a bit of a publicity tour following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and a generally tough year...