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Facebook, Twitter, Google move to intercept Russian propaganda, disinformation about Ukraine

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Policymakers have been applying pressure to social media giants to hold back the tide of disinformation.

Facebook blames networking issues, not a cyberattack, for long downtime

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Smoke doesn't always mean fire.

Spanish-language misinformation about vaccines is evading Facebook's moderators

by Tonya Riley • 11 months ago

Spanish language posts boasting false claims that the covid-19 vaccine causes magnetism are avoiding fact-checkers at a higher rate than English language posts.

Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.

Facebook, TikTok, Twitter go after 'OGUsers' members who traffic hacked accounts

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

Facebook says it took down about 400 Instagram accounts and worked with TikTok and Twitter to help them crack down, too.

Facebook sues to curb data scraping, fake Instagram likes from outside developers

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

It's part of an effort to show Facebook can regulate itself.