Fake News

  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … acquired content performance platform CrowdTangle last November, and Simo revealed that it will be available to the social network’s publishing partners free of charge. She also introduced a new feature for Facebook Live: Today, we’re launching the ability for page administrators to designate specific journalists as contributors, giving them the ability…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • It’s Time to Rethink the Algorithm

    … over claimed political ideologies of its news promotion, Facebook axed its entire human editorial staff, replacing the presentation with an algorithmically driven agenda, designed to mix top trends with individualize relevance. Algorithms, unfortunately, can’t identify fake news stories as effectively as humans can. Shortly after, the platform…

    AllTwitterin Facebook Retargeting- 13 readers -
  • Five most interesting search marketing news stories of the week

    … Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from the world of search marketing and beyond. And a happy 2017 to all of our Search Engine Watch readers! This week, we’ve got a health-conscious New Year’s update from Bing, a new AI-powered search engine which is transforming scientific research, and a look at why the fake…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 14 readers -
  • CNN uses video game footage to portray Russian hackers

    … CNN uses video game footage to portray Russian hackers As we’ve shown on this blog, one of the hot topics of 2016 was the tide of fake news that plagued the internet at large. What makes the fake news so acceptable these days is when cable news channels inadvertently engage in it. Recently, CNN was discussing the spate of news regarding so…

    Greg's Corner- 12 readers -
  • Brand Newsroom 121: The rise of post-truth everything, and why it needs to stop

    … Pundits say we’re living in “a post-truth era”, where facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than emotion and public belief. Fake news is all over the internet and is believed to have influenced the United States presidential election. Have lies become a commodity? Don’t we value authenticity anymore? And what does all this mean…

    Lush Digital- 15 readers -
  • Analytics and Data Will Change Social Media in 2017

    … news stories to the American electorate. Social media is also being mentioned frequently as the major news and polling organizations come to grips with the fact that their predictions did not see a Trump victory as a serious possibility, while those monitoring the two campaigns on social media, like our own Socialbakers analysts, saw how much…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 38 readers -
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