Elon Musk has made the eradication of spam accounts and bots one of the centrepieces of his proposed $44 billion takeover of Twitter.
India's government has invoked "emergency powers" and banned the channels for allegedly posting fake news.
Researchers have found that false online claims are not eliminated simply by marking them as such, but that they should be accompanied by fact checks that provide additional information to counter them.
Dozens of fact-checking organisations said videos containing false information had gone "under the radar of YouTube's policies, especially in non-English speaking countries".
The present post-truth era is a manifestation of the fluid state of global affairs, and will require the renegotiation of existing norms and values to generate a new set of truths.
Former US president Donald Trump said he was cancelling the event in Florida "in light of the total bias and dishonesty" of the congressional committee probing the assault by his supporters, and of the media.
Turkiye has suffered the most from the disinformation campaigns of terrorist organisations, foreign states, sub-state actors, multinational companies, and international non-governmental organisations, senior government official says.
Greece is being accused of limiting press freedom after the government approved a law that introduces heavy penalties for spreading ‘fake news’.
A police report identified 102 posts that it said were published by "unknown miscreants" to provoke conflict between "people of differing religious communities".
At a time when an endless amount of information is accessible with the click of a mouse, how can the average person learn to separate fact from fiction? And what does this mean for our democracy?
Reuters and Foreign Policy have been called out by the country’s director of communication for spreading false reports on the country.
Websites that appear to have been abruptly taken offline by US authorities include state television English-language arm Press TV. Others include Yemeni Houthi rebels' Al Masirah satellite news channel.
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