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Facebook is using Messenger and WhatsApp to spot fake news

WhatsApp in a blog post said it’s launching a new feature that will starting labeling messages in the app that have been forwarded along to a user inste.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Facebook to mesh WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger, NY Times reports

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: theflyonthewallJan 25th, 2019

WhatsApp Limits Message Forwarding To Five To Restrain Misinformation

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned chatting application announced that it will limit Message forwarding to five as part of efforts to restrain the spreading of misinformation and fake news on its app, according to Reuters. The message became active star.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 22nd, 2019

Facebook’s WhatsApp limits message forwarding to fight spread of fake news

Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging service has be.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 21st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook’s WhatsApp limits ability to forward messages in fake-news crackdown

Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp is limiting users’ ability to forward messages across the platform, after criticism it has been used to spread misinformation and rumors, and sometimes stoke violence......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2019

Fake News Crisis Hits WhatsApp — Should You Sell FB?

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Facebook is in the hot seat once again. Reports are emerging that FB's popular What.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceNov 6th, 2018

Facebook"s WhatsApp to crack down on fake messages in India, Reuters reports

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 21st, 2018

Facebook"s WhatsApp messenger service to start charging businesses, Reuters 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: theflyonthewallAug 1st, 2018

WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India. Facebook is trying to contain the crisis

Facebook is being battered by privacy scandals, user outrage and fake news controversies. In India, its biggest problem is WhatsApp......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 27th, 2018

WhatsApp: Facebook"s other problem

Facebook is battling privacy scandals, user outrage and fake news controversies, but in India its biggest problem is WhatsApp.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 27th, 2018

Facebook uses newspaper ads to warn WhatsApp users about fake news

The devastating consequences of fake news are apparent around the world, but in recent times India has felt them most keenly, with the spread of misinformation resulting in the deaths of 12 people in the last two months. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 10th, 2018

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) owned WhatsApp have helped to trigger mass beatings

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) owned WhatsApp have helped to trigger mass beatings Fake news messages on WhatsApp lead to beatings by mobs More than a dozen people beaten up so far this year At least thre.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 26th, 2018

Advocacy group urges FTC to spin off Facebook"s Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 21st, 2018

WhatsApp Is Testing a Pair of new Features to Stop the Spread of Fake News

It's unclear whether they'll eventually be rolled out to the public. WhatsApp is trying get a handle on the u.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 18th, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp Went Down… And FB Followed

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips FB stock is dow.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceMar 15th, 2019

Hacking and Cyber Attack Ruled Out as Cause of Mystery 14-Hour Facebook Outage

Facebook had to use Twitter to report that it was investigating the outage, which also affected Instagram, Messenger, Oculus VR and WhatsApp A widespread outage affecting the Facebook fb family of a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2019

Facebook reportedly took three years to tackle fake news in one country

Facebook is quick to tout its efforts to thwart misinformation campaigns in major European countries and the US, but its approach in other countries might not be quite so enthusiastic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 3rd, 2019

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Struggles Could Be Good News

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Struggles Could Be Good News Facebook  (NASDAQ:FB) has faced a lot of scandals surrounding its data and advertisements over the past year. Not only has fake news put the company under the micro.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 25th, 2019

Brexit Means Facebook Can Breathe Easy in Britain

The best way to tackle fake news and privacy problems is for regulators to assess programmatic ads. The CMA will struggle to play its part......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 18th, 2019

UK Lawmakers Say Facebook Intentionally Broke Data Privacy Laws

The U.K.'s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee made the accusation in its report on fake news and disinformation on social media sites......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 18th, 2019

Facebook may hide posts refuting vaccines amid measles outbreak

Parents pushing anti-vaccination messages on Facebook might soon have less traction on the social media site as it takes steps to reduce fake news......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2019