Left-wing advocacy group Media Matters for America has been quietly working with social media giant Facebook to combat what the group describes as “propaganda” and “fake news,” internal documents reveal.
Facebook is launching a journalism project aimed at forging closer relationships with news organizations in a step toward becoming more involved in content management for the site.
Journalist and education reformer Campbell Brown announced on Friday that she would be joining Facebook in a business role. Brown will be partnering with news organizations to improve their business models and figure out how those organizations can better profit from their relationship with the social media giant.
Four people were charged Thursday with a hate crime in Chicago in connection with a live-stream video that allegedly showed them torturing and assaulting a teenager with special needs.
The German government is considering making Facebook pay hefty fines for “fake news” posts due to worries they could impact the country’s elections.
Facebook is mounting an effort to censor “fake news” and hoaxes on its newsfeed in an effort to help mitigate the spread of misinformation across the internet, the company announced Thursday.
NYPD has arrested a Muslim woman who claimed she was attacked by Donald Trump supporters on the Subway in Manhattan for obstructing government administration and reporting a false incident on Wednesday.
Multi-billion dollar tech giants with close access to President Obama’s White House, including Google, are benefitting from a $500,000 taxpayer-funded subsidy that was funneled by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a report released Monday by Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.).
The CEO of a San Diego-based cyber security firm has resigned after he publicly threatened to kill President-elect Donald Trump amid last week’s election results.
Facebook’s self-service advertising portal allows companies to exclude users based on their race, gender, and other factors that federal law protects against discrimination, according to a new report from ProPublica.