Fake News

UCR researchers have built a tech-based solution to the dissemination of malicious misinformation. (Image: University of California — Riverside)

Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is still unfolding, and may do so for years. In the…

YouTube's stated goal goal is to 'equip users with additional information to help them better understand the sources of news content that they choose to watch on YouTube.' (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

How YouTube Plans to Fight Propaganda

YouTube has recently devised a strategy to weed out the black sheep from the white sheep in regard to news sources. More accurately, the video streaming platform will label state broadcasters on its platform as part of its plan to…

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Those Over 65 More Likely to Pass on Fake News

A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common…

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Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is…

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How YouTube Plans to Fight Propaganda

YouTube has recently devised a strategy to weed out the black sheep from the white sheep in regard to news sources. More accurately, the video streaming platform will label state…