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Fake Trump video? How to spot deepfakes on Facebook and YouTube ahead of the presidential election

Deep fake videos could be used to spread disinformation and mislead voters about Donald Trump or a Democratic challenger in the pr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 8th, 2020

Facebook bans deepfakes, but new policy may not cover controversial Pelosi video

Facebook’s new policy would ban users from posting the computer-generated, highly manipulated videos as the site tries to stop the spread of a novel form of misinformation months before the 2020 presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 7th, 2020

Facebook disinformation in the 2020 presidential election: What you can do to stop its spread

Fake Trump post? Liberal hoax?Facebook disinformation in the 2020 presidential election will be a major problem. What you can do to .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 12th, 2019

Facebook Pulls Fake Accounts Ahead of Midterm Election

Facebook said it deleted a new group of politically oriented accounts that were engaged in coordinated misinformation efforts ahead of the U.S. midterm elections that resemble Russian activities on the platform during the 2016 presidential campaign......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 31st, 2018

Trump"s campaign just reportedly paid millions to buy out the ad space on YouTube"s homepage ahead of the election, ensuring it will reach viewers at a crucial time (GOOG, GOOGL)

Associated Press Trump's re-election campaign just bought YouTube's most prominent homepage ad space for the run-up to the election, according to Bloomberg. The campaign purchased ads on the coveted YouTube "masthead,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2020

Facebook to give users some control on political ads

Facebook said Thursday it'll give users the option to see fewer political and social issue ads. As Fred Katayama reports, the moves come ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Facebook won’t limit political ad targeting or stop false claims under new ad rules

Facebook has defied public calls to adopt significant limits on political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential election, opting instead to introduce changes that allow users to control more of the ads they see......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 9th, 2020

Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth warns fellow employees against using their power to stop Trump"s re-election (FB)

gigaom / YouTube Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth has warned employees against trying to use the social network to prevent Trump's re-election. In an internal memo leaked to The New York Times, Bosworth said he "desperately" didn't want Trump to win i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 7th, 2020

Trump Facebook feuds: You thought arguing about the 2016 election was bad? Brace yourself for 2020

If you thought the Trump Facebook feuds that raged in 2016 were bad, just wait. The 2020 presidential election has a message for.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2019

Trump Facebook feuds: Americans brace for partisan warfare with friends, family in 2020

If you thought the Trump Facebook feuds that raged in 2016 were bad, just wait. The 2020 presidential election has a message for.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2019

Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2019

Factbox: How social media sites handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Russian accounts target U.S. voters on Instagram ahead of 2020 election: Facebook

A network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia has targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next year's U.S. presidential election, with operators posing as people within the United States, Facebook said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 21st, 2019

The Technology 202: Social media companies still airing violent Trump video

YouTube and Facebook added age restrictions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 15th, 2019

The pro-Trump group that played an edited video of a fake Trump shooting and stabbing journalists say it was a "meme exhibit" and they don"t agree with it

Youtube/Lici†us Veri†as Invic†us A group suppor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 14th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren expressed her ire over Facebook running fake ads for Trump — by running a fake ad

Reuters 2020 presidential candidate .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2019

How the ‘Vets for Trump’ Facebook page was hijacked

The takeover by foreigners shows how money, politics and misinformation online remain deeply and often invisibly entangled ahead of the 2020 presidential election, despite years of promises by government officials and tech firms to combat such problems......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 27th, 2019

Facebook to require buyers of political ads to provide more information about who paid for them

Facebook on Wednesday announced it would tighten some of its rules around political advertising ahead of the 2020 presidential election, imposing new requirements that candidates and campaigns submit more information about who actually paid for their ads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 28th, 2019

Facebook tightens rules for U.S. political advertisers ahead of 2020 election

Facebook Inc is tightening its political ad rules in the United States, it said on Wednesday, requiring new disclosures for its site and photo-sharing platform Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November 2020......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 28th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump Today: President attacks ‘fake polls’ as he prepares for 2020 campaign launch rally

A day ahead of his re-election launch rally in Florida, President Donald Trump attacked what he said was false polling that showed him behind a number of Democratic White House contenders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 17th, 2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of election, 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: theflyonthewallMay 12th, 2019