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Mar 09, 2018
Twitter users more likely to share false political news as compared to false news on terrorism and natural disasters: ResearchWhile the study focused on Twitter, the researchers said their findings likely also would apply to other social media platforms including Facebook.
Nov 15, 2017
Facebook's fact checking effort is failing say journalists working with the social media giant to contain fake newsAccording to a report in The Guardian, these journalists say that Facebook's fact-checking tools are a failure.
Mar 05, 2017
Facebook has launched 'disputed' tag to fight 'fake news'Social media giant Facebook has launched its much hyped "fake news" crackdown initiative in the US, tagging as "disputed" the stories that are deemed false by fact checking organisations, the media reported on Sunday.
Dec 25, 2016
Fact-checking: PolitiFact's Bill Adair on calling out Donald Trump, politicians on their liesAmerican journalist and Knight professor Bill Adair and his Pultizer Prize winning website, PolitiFact, have been calling out politicians on their lies since 2007