Facebook says it will roll out new tools to stop the spread of fake news on its social media platform.
The term "Fake News” has been around for a while. 80 years ago, Americans experienced a Fake News event that has an indelible place in 20th century legend.
In Brazil, a withdrawal from democracy is imminent. Fake news has triggered hatred and politically motivated violence. No matter who wins the runoff, the country won't be able to settle down, writes Astrid Prange.
Populist politicians around the world share the ability to use a strong narrative to appeal to voters — regardless of the facts. Storyteller Jorn Precht explains how they do it and the dangers of oversimplifying reality.
Brazilian presidential candidate Fernando Haddad has accused far-right rival Jair Bolsonaro of online dirty tricks using WhatsApp. Bolsonaro and team are savvy social media users, but they've also faced legal battles.
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