US arrests far-right Twitter troll for 2016 election interference

In a case that could set a precedent for how the US handles election-related misinformation moving forward, the Justice Department announced the arrest of

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Google commits $3 million to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

In its latest effort to promote verified, true information, Google is supporting attempts to fight falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines. Its Google News Initiative will

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YouTube will remove videos disputing the 2020 presidential election

YouTube’s determination to curb election misinformation is extending to disputes over the results. The Google-owned service has started removing content uploaded from December 9th

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Facebook takes down false claims of extremists starting Oregon wildfires

Facebook has once again found itself stamping out false information that could foster violence, if not on a topic where it’s normally an issue.

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Facebook blocks Brazil president’s allies after court order

Facebook has been eager to fight misinformation on its platform, but it’s concerned Brazil might have taken things a step too far. BBC News

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Twitter test asks you to open an article before you share it

Twitter is about to deal with one of the greatest threats to meaningful discussions on the internet: people who forward articles they haven’t even

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