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Facebook identifies 559 pages amplifying false content, NY Times says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 11th, 2018

Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation

Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake Accounts

A coordinated effort, involving 32 pages and fake accounts, included amplifying division around white supremacy and the #AbolishICE movement, the social network said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2018

Facebook removes hundreds of spammy accounts and pages

It said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that posted "sensational political content" aimed at driving users to other websites......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2018

Facebook removes hundreds of US accounts over political misinformation

Facebook is taking down hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages, many of which spread political misinformation, for breaking the company’s terms against “inauthentic” content and spam......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Facebook to Take Down Fake Photos & Videos After Articles

Facebook (FB) is set to employ machine learning models to examine and remove false photos and videos on its platform. Facebook FB continues to take measures to curb spreading of hate, false content and mi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 14th, 2018

Facebook to Start Fact-Checking Photos, Videos

The social-media company will use technology and human reviewers to help flag false content......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Fringe figures find refuge in Facebook’s private groups

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 4th, 2018

Facebook’s Private Groups Offer Refuge to Fringe Figures

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 4th, 2018

Fringe Figures Find Refuge in Facebook’s Private Groups

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 3rd, 2018

Facebook Identifies New Influence Operations Spanning Globe

The social network removed hundreds of fake accounts and pages targeting people in different countries and regions that originated in Iran and Russia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2018

Facebook to Remove Content That Could Incite Violence

Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

They’re Not ‘Intentionally Getting It Wrong.’ Mark Zuckerberg Says He Won’t Ban Holocaust Deniers

"I don’t believe that our platform should take that down." Facebook, which has come under fire a number of times now over “fake news,” conspiracy theories, and offensive content posted on i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 18th, 2018

Soon, politicians will find it tough to influence voters through Facebook

All content will be carefully vetted to ensure that false information is not being disseminated to influence voters.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 27th, 2018

Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 24th, 2018

Viacom Plans "To All the Boys" Sequel for Netflix in Push to Create More Content for Rivals

The MTV owner is also rebooting ‘The Real World’ for Facebook. Its new strategy: if you can’t beat them, feed them.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 21st, 2018

Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps

Conservative political apps deliver curated partisan messages, free from the strictures and content guidelines imposed by Silicon Valley giants......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 20th, 2018

Facebook Sells Disabled Iraq Vet $300,000 In Ads, Then Deletes His Influential Pages

Facebook banned several pages operated by disabled by Air Force veteran Bria.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 20th, 2018

Facebook launches "Hunt For False News" debunk blog as fakery drops 50%

Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it's caught -- or missed -- could improve news literacy or at least prove it's attacking the misinformation problem. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 20th, 2018

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs: FT

Facebook Inc has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as head of the social network's global affairs and communications team, the Financial Times reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 19th, 2018

Facebook News Feed now downranks sites with stolen content

Facebook is demoting trashy news publishers and other websites that illicitly scrape and republish content from other sources with little or no modification. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018