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    Facebook, Twitter dismantle global array of disinformation networks

    Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Thursday they had taken down more than a dozen disinformation networks used by political and state-backed ...
  2. A 3D printed Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) words in th

    On Facebook, health misinformation 'super spreaders' rack up billions of views: Report

    Misleading health content has racked up an estimated 3.8 billion views on Facebook Inc over the past year, peaking during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
  3. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing

    China to launch new campaign to regulate social media news sites

    China's top internet watchdog will launch a new campaign to crack down on the social media accounts of independent news providers, it said Thursday.
  4. A combination photograph shows an image purporting to be of British student and freelance writer Ol

    Deepfake used to attack activist couple shows new disinformation frontier

    Oliver Taylor, a student at England's University of Birmingham, is a twenty-something with brown eyes, light stubble, and a slightly stiff smile.
  5. FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro looks on after a meeting at the Ministry of Defe

    Facebook suspends disinformation network tied to staff of Brazil's Bolsonaro

    Facebook Inc on Wednesday suspended a network of social media accounts it said were used to spread divisive political messages online by ...
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    Facebook, Twitter, Google to report monthly on fake news fight, EU says

    Facebook, Google and Twitter should provide monthly reports on their fight against disinformation, two senior EU officials said on Wednesday as ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Person holds a smartphone with Tik Tok logo displayed in this picture illustration

    TikTok's Mayer pledges fake news fight in call with EU's Breton

    Chinese video app TikTok's new Chief Executive Kevin Mayer has told EU digital chief Thierry Breton he intends to play an active role fighting ...
  8. A forwarded message claiming gargling warm water with salt or vinegar can wash down the coronavirus.

    Commentary: Forwarding a WhatsApp message on COVID-19 news? How to make sure you don’t spread misinformation

    There are a few ways to spot potential misinformation when you receive forwarded messages, say Edson C Tandoc Jr and Mak Weng Wai.
  9. A woman wearing a protective mask uses a smartphone as she travels on a bus during rush hour, after

    Commentary: How to stay sane in a time of COVID-19 information overload

    Increased media use in the time of COVID-19 might expose individuals to misinformation as well as information that might increase their anxiety, ...
  10. Once people connect to a rogue Wi-Fi network, the hacker could see every email they send.

    Commentary: Deterrence, retaliation and arms control - a guide to tackling information warfare

    We need to rethink our constructs of cyberdefence and draw a red line between soft power of open persuasion and the hard power of covert ...