The site announced that videos that contain vaccine misinformation will be removed.
Democratic lawmakers are pressing the e-commerce giant about what it's doing to stop its systems from recommending books and other products with falsehoods about the pandemic and vaccines.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke in a press conference Tuesday morning about how COVID-19 is causing a spike in crime which the city hasn’t seen in decades, including a recent stabbing murder of a woman and her dog in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey of Twitter will testify about the steps they have taken to deal with misinformation about the election, COVID-19 and vaccines.
Advocacy groups are demanding the social network disclose how it reviews Spanish-language content and appoint a high-level executive to oversee policy and enforcement in Spanish.
Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.
With disinformation spreading on an unprecedented scale, experts in cult deprogramming are turning their focus to those who have fallen down the rabbit hole of conspiracy theories.
While false conspiracies aren't new, experts say their reach is spreading – accelerated by social media, encouraged by former President Trump, and weaponized in a way that is unprecedented.
Nearly half of the Georgia state Senate committees headed by Republicans are now led by lawmakers who supported efforts to overturn the November election or promoted false claims of widespread election fraud, a review by the Georgia News Lab and GPB News has found.
Twitter is turning to its users to help find and flag misinformation with a new pilot program called Birdwatch, combining crowdsourcing and consensus.
A year ago, the World Health Organization declared war on misinformation by partnering with Big Tech, from Facebook to Twitter to ... Uber. They're sending out public health messages. Who's tuning in?
The recent attack on the U.S. Capitol is a reminder of the potentially deadly impact of disinformation that is spreading online. Experts say there are several possible strategies for dealing with it.
Misinformation about the election and the coronavirus is also gaining a foothold in American society, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.
On this episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, we look at the extraordinary steps Georgia Republicans have taken to try to overturn the state's election results, attack the systems and rules they put in place and support President Trump's false claims of fraud.
On this episode, we traverse a wild weekend of election misinformation, lawsuits, and the final recertification of Georgia’s election results.