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To please users and halt fake news, Facebook makes it harder for real news outlets

With more than 2 billion users, Facebook for.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 12th, 2018

Facebook, Google, Twitter and media outlets fight fake news with "trust indicators"

Facebook, Google, Twitter and several media outlets iplan to begin using "Trust Indicators" to help assure users of the reliability of the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 16th, 2017

Facebook: We won"t allow users to profit from fake news and violence

Facebook is making it harder to profit off of smut, vice and fake news......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 13th, 2017

BJP "lying factory" back to spinning fake news about Congress: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of making the real news 'vanish' by accusing Congress of working with the controversial firm charged with stealing data from Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 23rd, 2018

Facebook"s stock falls 3.2% premarket amid concerns over shared users" data

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2018

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum Time to Buy

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum Time to Buy $BTC.X $ETH.X $XRP.X Following a series of news, some real some fake, The real news was the ad ban by Facebook, China banned advertisi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Facebook is going to let users choose what news it prioritizes

Facebook will ask users what news outlets they trust and use responses to prioritize publishers in News Feed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 22nd, 2018

Facebook Is Going To Let Users Choose What News It Prioritizes

Facebook will ask users what news outlets they trust and use responses to prioritize publishers in News Feed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 22nd, 2018

Facebook to rank news outlets by trustworthiness

Facebook wants to make sure its users aren't duped by stories from untrustworthy news publications. So it's asking users which news publications they trust......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJan 19th, 2018

Facebook is asking users to pick which news outlets are "trustworthy" — and will demote the losers in your feed (FB)

Facebook is asking users to pick which news outlets are "trustworthy" — and will demote the losers in your feed (FB).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2018

Facebook will no longer use "disputed flags" to identify fake news articles

The company said it found that the image of the red Disputed Flag may have conveyed the wrong message to users, leading to inaccurate news reports being shared more often.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 22nd, 2017

Facebook Will Stop Labeling Fake News Because It Backfired, Made More Users Believe Hoaxes

The company on Wednesday announced that it will stop its short-lived practice of labeling misleading or false stories as “disputed.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 21st, 2017

Facebook fail: Social network scraps 'disputed' flags on 'fake news'

Instead of the flagging system, Facebook will show related articles to give Facebook users more context in determin.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 21st, 2017

Facebook modifies the way it alerts users to fake news

Facebook is changing the way it identifies false and misleading news on the social network......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 21st, 2017

Stelter: Why Trump"s media attacks are still shocking

Here's an argument in favor of being shocked: President Trump is asserting that real, established news outlets are "fake" while promoting sources that are full of actual fake information......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 27th, 2017

Russian Facebook Ads: Photos Show Fake News Posts Promoted a Bernie Sanders Coloring Book, Texas Secession

The posts reached an estimated 126 million Facebook users......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 1st, 2017

Facebook’s Latest Attempt at Fighting Fake News Is to Provide Publisher Info

A new test feature provides more info on news publishers. Facebook is trying curb the spread of fake news by providing it users more information about news publishers. The social media giant s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 5th, 2017

Facebook"s fake news struggles surface again

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Facebook’s “Safety Check” page, which lets users mark themselves as .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2017

Twitter Users Got More Fake News Than Real News Before Trump Won Election

Swing states in the 2016 presidential election were hit with higher concentrations of fake news......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 28th, 2017

Facebook: We won"t allow users to profit from fake news

The social media platform has promised to keep ads off content and videos that feature graphic images, nudity, violence or adult language......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 13th, 2017

Facebook Promises to Get Tougher on Hate Speech in Advertising

After critics argue the social network makes money on fake news and clickbait. Facebook fb .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 13th, 2017