Computer Sciences

Editing out fake news

Fake news and misinformation have become commonplace in the political, economic, climatic, and social arenas in recent years and are amplified significantly by social media with important repercussions for political outcomes ...

Business

Efforts to curb tech giants

Facebook won a key court case in the US this week, but the US tech industry still faces challenges at home and in the European Union in particular.

Internet

Study shows AI-generated fake reports even fool experts

If you use such social media websites as Facebook and Twitter, you may have come across posts flagged with warnings about misinformation. So far, most misinformation—flagged and unflagged—has been aimed at the general ...

EU wants more from Big Tech against disinformation

The EU on Wednesday tasked tech giants such as Facebook, YouTube and TikTok to do more against disinformation and provide much better access to their algorithms as well as beef up fact-checking.

Business

Facebook hit by French lawsuit over hate speech

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders announced Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit against Facebook in France, saying the website breaks its own terms by failing to protect users against hate speech.

Internet

7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

The problem of misinformation isn't going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken some steps to curb its spread and say they are working on doing more. But no method yet introduced has been completely ...

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