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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"s WhatsApp to crack down on fake messages in India, Reuters 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: theflyonthewallAug 21st, 2018

Facebook"s WhatsApp messenger service to start charging businesses, Reuters says

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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

Facebook’s next augmented reality push is multiplayer games

Even as Facebook faces extreme pressure from Congress on issues like foreign interference and fake news, the company has to remain focused on keeping users tied to its many products. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2018

'Fake social,' 'fake search' are the new 'fake news' as Trump attacks tech ahead of midterms

Trump is amplifying charges that Facebook, Google and Twitter silence conservative voices and viewpoints to appeal to his supporters ahead of .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 30th, 2018

What to do if you see fake news on Facebook

Plus, what to know about the Iranian influence report. Screenshot of posts, via Facebook, associated with the Iranian network. F.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 24th, 2018

Iran"s fake news push was much bigger than Facebook, and spread to Twitter and Google

AP Images An online Iranian misinformation campaign targeting people in the US, UK,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2018

Facebook Removes Over 650 Pages, Accounts Linked To Russia, Iran for ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Company doesn't say if these entities had spread "fake news," j.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 21st, 2018

Facebook is giving users a reputation score, rating them on their trustworthiness

The social media giant developed its reputation assessments as part of its efforts against fake news, an executive said in an interview......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2018

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP)

  Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their informatio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger, Reuters says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 19th, 2018

U.S. wants Facebook to help wiretap Messenger for criminal probe, Reuters says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 17th, 2018

Why big tech is removing InfoWars content

In recent efforts to stop the spread of fake news, big tech is taking a hard look at Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site InfoWars. Facebook, Youtube, Apple and Spotify have all removed Jones' content in the past week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2018

Why Facebook,YouTube and Apple are removing InfoWars content

In recent efforts to stop the spread of fake news, big tech is taking a hard look at Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site InfoWars. Facebook, Youtube, Apple and Spotify have all removed Jones' content in the past week......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 6th, 2018

Facebook Gives Local Newspapers Tips on How to Boost Subscriptions

A Facebook-led program to help local publishers sign up more subscribers is proving to be a rare bright spot in the social-media giant’s often uneasy relationship with the news industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 2nd, 2018

Fake Facebook accounts latched on to real U.S. protest groups, WSJ reports

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 2nd, 2018