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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Recommended Reading: Microsoft’s Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

Exclusive Q&A: Panos Panay on how the Surface Duo transforms Microsoft againRaymond Wong, InputYou’ve likely read our review by now, but Input caught up

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Twitter bans far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers

Twitter has banned the accounts of far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers and its founder, Stewart Rhodes. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the

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Pinterest users won’t see ads when they search for election-related content

Ahead of November 3rd, Pinterest is implementing new policies to limit the amount and spread of misleading information related to the upcoming US presidential

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Facebook is reportedly testing a ‘virality circuit breaker’ to stop misinformation

Facebook is reportedly piloting a new way to check viral posts for misinformation before they spread too far, The Interface reports. The method is

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Facebook and Twitter push back against links to ‘Plandemic’ sequel

Months after the coronavirus pandemic spread worldwide, social media platforms are still dealing with misinformation. In May a video titled Plandemic spread across Facebook,

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How QAnon went mainstream

When Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene won a primary contest for a Georgia House seat, it made national headlines for more reasons than a hard-fought

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