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Britain attempts to burst the fake news bubble

Apr 02, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Fake news is not a 21st century phenomenon but what is new is its scale

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Jan 15, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The social media giant will target unambiguously wrong reports being shared by users a move that comes as Germany kicks off an election year

Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the so-called "Facebook Innovation Hub" in Berlin on February 25, 2016.  Facebook announced it was donating computer servers to a number of research institutions across Europe, starting with Germany, to accelerate research efforts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Kay Nietfeld / Germany OUT

Facebook in crosshairs as fake news battle heats up

Nov 22, 2016 - 9:09 PM

Media watchers say more is needed to stamp out the powerful phenomenon of fake news seen by some as a threat to democracy itself

NO FLEETING ISSUE. The social network finds itself in the middle of political turmoil as some believe that its News Feed paves the way for fake news. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP

Wary of fake news? These Chrome extensions might help

Nov 17, 2016 - 6:40 PM

Several individuals take it upon themselves to battle fake news appearing on Facebook s News Feed and external sites

Facebook, Google ban fake news sites from their ad networks

Nov 15, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Fake news sites will no longer be able to make use of the two tech giants ad networks with new advertising guidelines in place

POLICY CHANGE. Fake news sites lose the ability to make money from Facebook's and Google's ad networks as the two implement a ban on them.

Visa-free travel to Australia, Duterte's bulletproof BMW, and other fake stories online

Nov 03, 2016 - 4:35 PM

These dubiously named websites trick people into believing that they re affiliated with established news companies

FAKE: Reports on US bilateral visa policy after Duterte's complaint

Oct 28, 2016 - 10:19 PM

The fake post asserts the US would consider a bilateral visa policy with Asia after Duterte slammed the US for restrictive visa policies asking why those visa policies were not bilateral

#PugadBaboy: The Returnee 43

Aug 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM