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Facebook identifies 559 pages amplifying false content, NY Times says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 11th, 2018

Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation

Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake Accounts

A coordinated effort, involving 32 pages and fake accounts, included amplifying division around white supremacy and the #AbolishICE movement, the social network said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2018

Facebook removes hundreds of spammy accounts and pages

It said it removed 559 pages and 251 accounts that posted "sensational political content" aimed at driving users to other websites......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2018

Facebook removes hundreds of US accounts over political misinformation

Facebook is taking down hundreds of United States-based accounts and pages, many of which spread political misinformation, for breaking the company’s terms against “inauthentic” content and spam......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Facebook to Take Down Fake Photos & Videos After Articles

Facebook (FB) is set to employ machine learning models to examine and remove false photos and videos on its platform. Facebook FB continues to take measures to curb spreading of hate, false content and mi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 14th, 2018

Facebook to Start Fact-Checking Photos, Videos

The social-media company will use technology and human reviewers to help flag false content......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

Fringe figures find refuge in Facebook’s private groups

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 4th, 2018

Facebook’s Private Groups Offer Refuge to Fringe Figures

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 4th, 2018

Fringe Figures Find Refuge in Facebook’s Private Groups

Many private groups reviewed by The Times contained content and behavior that appeared to violate Facebook rules, like those against hate speech......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 3rd, 2018

Facebook Identifies New Influence Operations Spanning Globe

The social network removed hundreds of fake accounts and pages targeting people in different countries and regions that originated in Iran and Russia......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 21st, 2018

Facebook to Remove Content That Could Incite Violence

Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

They’re Not ‘Intentionally Getting It Wrong.’ Mark Zuckerberg Says He Won’t Ban Holocaust Deniers

"I don’t believe that our platform should take that down." Facebook, which has come under fire a number of times now over “fake news,” conspiracy theories, and offensive content posted on i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 18th, 2018

Soon, politicians will find it tough to influence voters through Facebook

All content will be carefully vetted to ensure that false information is not being disseminated to influence voters.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 27th, 2018

Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 24th, 2018

Facebook to say who pays for UK political adverts

Facebook said on Tuesday that it would require British political adverts posted on its pages to carry disclaimers and identity flags, in an attempt to crack down on the spread of misinformation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral14 min. ago

Facebook Purged Pages Based On "PropOrNot" Blacklist Promoted By Washington Post

Via WSWS.org, Media outlets removed by Facebook on Thursday, in a massive purge of 800.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge2 hr. 43 min. ago

Facebook Removes More Myanmar Military-Controlled Pages That Incited Violence, Following NYT Report

The pages reached 1.35 million people in Myanmar, and spread misinformation, religious hatred, and fals.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune5 hr. 43 min. ago

Facebook to ban false information on voting ahead of midterms, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall6 hr. 28 min. ago

Exclusive: Facebook to ban misinformation on voting in U.S. elections

Facebook Inc will ban false i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral6 hr. 28 min. ago

Facebook to ban false information on voting in U.S. midterm elections: report

Facebook Inc. has embarked on another effort to curb voter manipulation, with executives telling Reuters that the company.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch6 hr. 28 min. ago