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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

‘No Morals’: Advertisers React to Facebook Report

Several top marketers were critical of the tech giant after The New York Times reported how it ignored and hid warning signs that it was being exploited to disrupt elections and spread toxic content......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytNov 15th, 2018

Facebook Removes Iranian Network That Was Spreading Disinformation

The social network said on Friday that it took down pages, groups and accounts that were distributing divisive content aimed at people in the U.S. and Britain......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 26th, 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

"New York Times" plans to invest heavily in AI

The New York Times is taking a page straight out of Facebook's playbook by becoming a recommendation feed of sorts. During the 46th annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

#SocialStocks: NY Times rattles Facebook as Fox News boycotts Twitter

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 30th, 2018

Facebook COO Sandberg said to have asked staff to examine Soros, NY Times says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook expands local-news feature to more than 400 U.S. cities

Facebook Inc. said Wednesday it has expanded a local-news feature to more than 400 U.S. cities, as the social-media giant, which has struggled with everything from false news to data privacy, aims to keep users engaged on its platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018