Facebook, which announced changed to its news feed Tuesday, said that its latest update will help better identify authentic content.
Google eliminated more than 1.7 billion bad advertisements in 2016 and removed nearly 200 websites from its advertising network for masquerading as news sites.
Over 155 million fraudulent emails aimed at stealing your personal information, such as passwords and financial details, are sent around the world every day.
Snapchat unveiled new content guidelines for publishers on its Discover platform on Monday. The new rules prohibit sexually explicit content and clickbait headlines.
Scientists have proposed a psychological “vaccine” against misinformation that will help inoculate the public against the damaging effects of misleading “myths.”
Trump's former campaign manager said Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn't lie to the press in his first formal appearance; he presented "alternative facts."
The Pew Research Center said more Americans got their election campaign news from Fox News Channel than any other source.
Russian President Vladimir Putin also claimed that the unsubstantiated allegations were orchestrated to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. election results.
A student at Stanford is hoping to use neural networks to identify fake news sites in a more sophisticated way that is free of human bias.
“It now turns out that the phony allegations against me were put together by my political opponents and a failed spy afraid of being sued,” Trump tweeted Friday.
Trump called CNN a "fake news" organization during his press conference and refused to allow Jim Acosta to ask a question.
A Kremlin spokesman dismissed the report and said that the allegations could be a ploy to hurt bilateral relations between the U.S. and Russia.
Ms.Brown will be joining Facebook this month to lead its News Partnerships team.
A recent Tweet posted by a fake BBC News account proclaimed the Queen of England died.
Tony Hawk appears to have been the subject of a death hoax.
Facebook’s algorithm mistakenly activated its Safety Check feature after false news reports said there was an explosion in the Thai capital.
A fake news story apparently prompted Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif to threaten Israel with nuclear destruction.
Politicians in Germany are taking action to curb fake news on social media sites, especially as their election approaches.
Facebook announced a four-part plan to fight fake news on its platform. The initiative will rely on reports from users, third-party fact checkers, and algorithms.
There are a variety of words you can use to avoid gendered pronouns.
An ad for a fake Fisher-Price playset was shared thousands of times, prompting the toy company to state that the toy was not produced or endorsed by them.
A Pew study indicates people with the most access to information are the least overwhelmed by it but it's unclear whether access leads to ease or vice versa.