Fake News

  • Hoax busting site Snopes facing financial shutdown

    … raised close to $350,000 toward its goal. If Snopes were to close down, it’s almost a guarantee another site could rise from its ashes. However, none of them would have the cache and credibility Snopes does. Losing Snopes would not only embolden conspiracy theorists and partisan ‘news’ sites, it would also be a great loss of a plethora of investigative information that has had a big hand in trying to prevent ignorance on the internet. …

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  • The Dangerous Spread Of Fake Ads

    … This article was originally published on huffingtonpost.com Cowritten with Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Cardiac Surgeon and Host of the Emmy-Award Winning ‘The Dr. Oz Show’. Did Fake News Sneak up on America? A recent Pew Research Center study reports that two-thirds…

    Acceleration Partnersin Affiliate Paid Search Mobile- 17 readers -
  • What does Google’s “Project Owl” mean for search and fake news?

    … by misinformation on the internet. The world is completely distressed. They demand that 1) someone be responsible and 2) for them to take action and fix the ‘fake news’ problem. Oh – hi Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg. Who else other than Google and Facebook, right? The public wants solutions from search engines and social media giants to tackle…

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  • Facebook turns to old media to fight fake news prior to UK election

    … many times over, there are still many people who cling to that fallacy. For many people, politics are their vaccinations. They blindly follow whatever dogma their chosen political party subscribes to no matter who the candidate may be. With those political leanings, many of these people will only read news from sources biased towards their own…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • How Google is Winning the Fake News Battle

    … Beat the fake news sites in the SERPs If you want to ensure your website is robust and authoritative enough to ensure it’s beating fake news sites in the SERPS speak to the Tamar experts. We can help you implement structured data as well as ensuring your content is authoritative so you can reach position 0 and overtake the fake news sites. Evie Palaiochorinou Digital Marketing Specialist …

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google Facebook How To's- 24 readers -
  • Another ironic name pledges to fight fake news

    … Another ironic name pledges to fight fake news The concept of fake news continues to make headlines in the real news. First it was Mark Zuckerberg and the monolithic Facebook who vowed to combat fake news, even though most fake news is spread like an office cold through Facebook. Then it was Craig Newmark of craigslist fame who poured millions…

    Greg's Corner- 19 readers -
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘Fake News’

    … What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘Fake News’ April 13, 2017 by Julie Bernard Leave a Comment Filed Under: Commentary Perhaps it takes German lawmakers to remind us that “fake news” is not defined as anything we choose it to mean. While Germany’s newly proposed social-media bill makes its way toward that country’s Parliament, here…

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  • Brand Newsroom 135: What’s wrong with the media today

    …. And here’s a discussion about the evasive communications tactics used by Donald Trump. Like what you’ve heard? Give us a follow on SoundCloud to get the latest episodes. Or, you can subscribe or leave a review on iTunes. The post Brand Newsroom 135: What’s wrong with the media today appeared first on Lush Digital. …

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  • Google launches Fact Check in search results worldwide

    … them into action over ‘fake news’, but with millions of pieces of content going live every minute, this is not a simple task. Furthermore, is it the place of a technology company to decide on our behalf what is true or false? Google is understandably cautious about this launch and made the following statement: ”These fact checks…

    Search Engine Watchin Google- 24 readers -
  • Facebook and craigslist team up to fight fake news, not notice irony

    … Facebook and craigslist team up to fight fake news, not notice irony Since the 2016 Presidential Election, ‘fake news’ has been the story that’s refused to die with Facebook being ground zero for most fake stories that are perpetrated on the internet. In the past Facebook has taken steps to combat this problem without really fixing anything…

    Greg's Cornerin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
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