In an attempt to act before it’s too late to prevent fake news and propaganda from influencing US midterm elections, social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have removed pages, accounts and groups that spread misleading information.
In a wildly successful corporate career, Sheryl Sandberg became a billionaire. Through her feminist activism, she urged women around the world to “lean in.” But recent criticism could force her to lean out of Facebook.
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.
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.
Mark Zuckerberg has backtracked on comments he made about allowing Holocaust deniers to post their beliefs on his social media platform. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas condemned Zuckerberg's comments.
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