Fake News

  • Google Begins to Edit Out Fake News Sites from Search Results!

    … Original source: Google Begins to Edit Out Fake News Sites from Search Results! via DailySEOblog. So, turns out Google quietly introduced a new algorithm update recently (most likely Friday), that is targeted at fake news/propaganda sites operating from outside US. The new rules are introduced to ban foreign (non American) news sites that write about US local topics, and at the same time, mask their country of origin from appearing... …

    DailySEOblogin Google- 9 readers -
  • Brand Newsroom 169: How to consume media so you really know what’s going on

    … Brand Newsroom’s producer, Dan Hatch, joins the team for a chat about how the media is working these days and, more importantly, how we should consume it so that we actually know what’s going on. Brand Newsroom is a marketing podcast for anyone who has a say in how companies are communicating — covering marketing, content marketing, public…

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  • 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

    … 2 May 2017 | Evie Palaiochorinou How Google is Winning the Fake News Battle Fake news quickly became a destructive force last autumn after grabbing the headlines. Search engines soon jumped into battle against fake news websites and publishers in order to defend their ground. As many will be aware, Google and Facebook have been two of the major…

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

    … of dollars into fighting fake news while his site continues to house racists, scam artists and criminals. Now, another person who shouldn’t throw stones in a glass house has thrown his weight behind the fight against fake news. Jimmy Wales is the founder of Wikipedia, and he just launched a new platform called WikiTribune to help combat…

    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

    … BNR’s producer, Dan Hatch, joins Nic Hayes and Sarah Mitchell to take a deep dive into what’s going wrong with the media these days — from credibility, accountability, shrinking newsrooms and falling advertising revenues to fake news and “churnalism”. Here are some key take-outs: Shrinking advertising revenues have led to shrinking…

    Lush Digital- 17 readers -
  • 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 -
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