Combating fake news may force big changes at Facebook, Twitter
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 As social media giants and Google face pressure to counter manipulation of their political content, the task is to temper a data-driven emphasis on customer engagement with social responsibility.
Hired Facebook fact checkers spoke with The Guardian saying that the efforts on Facebook’s behalf to flag fake information has been a failure. The fact checkers also believe that they have been exploited by Facebook as a part of a publicity campaign. One person told the Guardian “It’s really...
May.23 -- Facebook’s chief AI scientist, Yann LeCun, discusses artificial intelligence's ability to tackle extremist propaganda, fake news and hate speech. He speaks at the Viva Tech conference in.. Source: Bloomberg Global Business -
May.23 -- Tessa Lyons, Facebook Inc. product manager for the news feed, joins "Bloomberg Technology" to discuss the continued efforts to combat misinformation and fake news and how the changes in the.. Source: Bloomberg Global Business -
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is launching one of its biggest-ever advertising campaigns. The social network is promising to crack down on fake news, clickbait, and other.. Source: Wochit Tech -
As Facebook continues to face scrutiny at home in the United States over its handling of user data, it’s looking to step up its efforts to combat fake news abroad. Last week the social network.. Source: Wochit -
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before US Congress, where he is answering questions from lawmakers about issues including the company’s handling of user data. The joint hearing of the.. Source: Euronews English -
Capitol Hill may not give Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a warm welcome next week. That's because when Facebook was asked to answer questions about Russia's fake news campaign during the 2016 election,.. Source: Cheddar Inc. -