Fake News

    • A Night at the Facebook Hotel

      I knew something was wrong as soon as I entered the hotel. I signed in at the front desk and the clerk assumed a huge, cheerful smile. “Welcome to the Facebook Hotel!” he said. “Your dog died six years ago today!” After forcing me to look at four photos of my departed dog as a puppy, he handed over my room key.

      The Content Strategistin Social- 11 readers -
    • Facebook Trying To Kill Fake News

      Facebook, which has come under fire for fake news reports on its social network, is attempting to figure out the best way to deal with the problem. During the 2016 Presidential election, the fake news stories on Facebook were accused of influencing the outcome of the election. A BuzzFeed analysis from last week reported that taking into consideration the number of likes, sha ...

      Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insiderin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Facebook to Users: Does This Link’s Title Use Misleading Language?

    By David Cohen on Dec. 6, 2016 - 2:00 PM Facebook is turning to its users for help in its efforts to curb fake news. Devin Coldewey of TechCrunch shared the tweet below from Chris Krewson of Billy Penn, in which he was asked whether the headline of a post from the Philadelphia Inquirer “uses misleading language.” Facebook is asking whether this @PhillyInquirer headline is fake? pic.twitter.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 5 readers -
  • Five most important 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. This week, both LinkedIn and Facebook are beefing up their paid social offerings in different ways, while Google seeks to cut off Adwords revenues for fake news sites. And might Google be favouring desktop over its own AMP in its…

    Search Engine Watch- 5 readers -
  • Fake News Terrifies Facebook’s Under-21 Crowd

    … In a sign that not all the young'uns have abandoned "the book," there's a fake news scam spreading like wildfire on Facebook aimed specifically at the under 21 crowd — and if you haven't seen it yet, you will (assuming you're connected to any of the aforementioned young'uns, that is). And if you're not connected to many under-21 folks, be sure…

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebook- 13 readers -
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