People Are Making Fake Facebook Profiles of the Santa Fe Shooter to Fit Their Political Narratives
People are rushing to push the shooter into the opposite political camp.
David Hogg Thinks His Conspiracy Theorist Trolls Are Full of Shit
The Parkland teen has a simple strategy for dealing with people who think he's a 'crisis actor:' call bullshit.
Fake News About the Parkland Kids Is Still Going Viral on Facebook
Misleading stories from sketchy sites are all the rage. Again.
A Data Scientist Was Sick of Seeing Spam on His Facebook so He Built a Fake News Detector
It's still a work-in-progress but shows the possibilities for machine learning in the age of fake news.
The #1 Trending Video on YouTube Right Now Suggests That a Student From the Parkland Shooting Is a Crisis Actor
A video described as 'DAVID HOGG THE ACTOR….' has made the top of the trending section, another example that YouTube has a conspiracy theory problem.
AI-Moderators Fighting AI-Generated Porn Is the Harbinger of the Fake News Apocalypse
Gfycat is deploying AI to seek and destroy AI-generated porn—a good step, but we're not out of the woods yet.
Historians Are Calling Out Trump Online Whenever He Misreads the Past
Engaging with new media is no longer a dalliance for the history profession in the misinformation age.
Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed
“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
The Bots That Are Changing Politics
A taxonomy of politibots, a swelling force in global elections that cannot be ignored.
Lisa Maria Neudert
Here Are 14 Facebook and Instagram Ads that Russian Trolls Bought to Divide Americans
Lawmakers released some ads purchased on Facebook and Instagram by Russian government-linked entities.
Russian Facebook Trolls Got Two Groups of People to Protest Each Other In Texas
A US Senator revealed on Wednesday that Russian trolls organized a simultaneous protest and a counter-protest in Texas in 2016.
How Facebook Will Protect the 'Integrity' of Canada's Next Election
"We don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine democracy."
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