[COVID-19 ] WhatsApp Stops Fake Viral Messages: Users Can't Circulate Messages Altogether Anymore
WhatsApp has decided to limit the number of times a message can be forwarded in hopes of limiting the amount of fake news being circulated. Will this method be effective?
Facebook Tests Out GIF Button For Comments, 'Disputed' Tag Making It More Annoying To Share
Facebook will be testing next week a GIF button on the comment section. Meanwhile, the "Disputed" tag is making it hard for fake news to spread.
Google Caught Spreading Fake News
Google's "Featured Snippets" is accused of spreading fake news and conspiracies. The company assures that it is working quickly to remove it.
Facebook Rolls Out Solution For Fake News
Facebook has rolled the "Disputed" tag feature which appears beneath news stories that are dubbed as "fake news."
Julian Assange Explains Why He Loves Fake News
During a discussion in an event called "No more excuses, no more lies," Julian Assange explained the particular relationship between the pro-transparency organization Wikileaks and the famous fake news phenomenon.
Apple To 'Create Some Tools' Against Fake News, Says Tim Cook
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, joins the war against eradicating fake news. In his statement, he believes that tech companies should create tools to fight it and people should denounce it publicly.
A Syrian Refugee Is Suing Facebook Over A Fake News
Just when we thought that fake news was an issue that Facebook had started to get away of, a Syrian refugee is suing the social media network because of a really ugly case.
Facebook And Google Partner To Fight Against Fake News In France
Facebook and Google´s main weapon to fight against fake news could be extremely effective, and it could set a turning point in the history of journalism, since users can now ask what information is reliable.
Facebook Announces New Moves To Fight Against Fake News
Recently, the European Union criticized Facebook for having a weak stance on fake news. As a response, the giant social networking site released its necessary measures to prevent the unlikely situation from happening.
EU Wants Facebook To Get Rid Of The Fake News Or Face The Consequences
For many analysts, fake news is one of the main reasons why the Republican nominee Donald Trump was elected as the new chief of state during the U.S. presidential elections.
It's Snapchat's Turn To Take Measures Against Fake News
Snapchat announces special measures to deal with the fake news.
Facebook Starts Journalism Project Despite Zuckerberg's Refusal To Call It A Media Business
The Facebook Journalism Project, announced last Wednesday, aims to strengthen the ties between the social network platform and the news industry and prevent false news in the process.
Facebook's Bangkok Explosion Was A False Alarm According To Safety Check
Another Fake News! Facebook's Bangkok, Thailand explosion Safety Check was a false alarm according to a reliable source.
2016 Scandals And Controversies In Technology
2016 was riddled with controversies and the tech industry had its fair share. Here are five of them.