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Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among US voters, it exclusively shared some of the suspicious pages with an…

WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the…

Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow…

Facebook Asks European Users Which News Sources They Trust

Facebook is asking users in Europe which news sources they trust to help it gauge whether to extend a change to its News Feed that it made in…

Fake News on Twitter 70 Percent More Likely to Be Retweeted Than True News: Study

False news stories spread much more quickly and widely on Twitter than truthful ones, an imbalance driven more by people than automated “bot” accounts, researchers said on Thursday. A study…

News Daily: Brexit talks and tension in Kirkuk

Brexit deal efforts ‘should accelerate’ Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker had a “constructive and friendly” dinner in Brussels on Monday night- where the main…

Cowboys News: Odds Say Ezekiel Elliott More Likely To Crack 2,000 Yards Than LeSean McCoy or Le’Veon Bell

Stuart looks at the teams with the largest variation in rushing performance in 2016 – as measured by a percentage deviation from the team’s average output. Here’s his…

Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

FOR ANYONE GROWING weary of the constant focus on Russian and President Donald Trump’s campaign, good news! A fresh horror took the spotlight late last week in the…

LinkedIn’s New Trending Storylines Feature Aims to Hook More Users With News

LinkedIn on Wednesday plans to launch a section on its network dedicated to business news, seeking to draw users onto the service more frequently to read and talk…

Facebook, Twitter and Google could face ‘fake news’ questions from MPs

Social media bosses could be questioned by MPs on whether they are doing enough to stop “fake news”. Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google are being targeted by…