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Facebook adds 2 new factchecking partners Axios Activists for


Facebook adds 2 new fact-checking partners

Exclusive: Facebook adds new fact-checking partner

Facebook Partners With Notorious Far-Right Site The Daily Caller on Fact-Checking

Facebook screen on a computer. Photo credit: Jaap Arriens/Sipa USA/Newscom

Mediagazer: A dispute between ThinkProgress and The Weekly Standard Fact Check shows weaknesses in Facebook guidelines for fact checking and dangers of ...

... for fighting false news and misinformation.

Google is partnering with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at The Poynter Institute to give people a better understanding of the information ...

It looks like Facebook is aggressively trying to expand its business beyond selling display ads

Techmeme: WhatsApp debuts a fact-checking tip line in India to combat fake news, will work with startup Proto to help review text, photos, links, ...

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Techmeme: Developers in Moldova say they reported misinformation and fake news in Moldova to Facebook for three years before the company took action in ...

Media Ignore Government Influence on Facebook's Plan to Fight Government Influence

"The code of principles verification process was rigorous from day 1, but spread over a half a dozen of Google Docs that made it laborious for aspiring ...

Mediagazer: Leaked Facebook email to fact-checking partners: news they label as false sees future impressions drop by 80% and takes 3+ days for labels to be ...

Techmeme: Facebook says it will stop asking for email passwords to verify new accounts; previously, it used them to verify accounts whose email addresses ...

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Facebook allows users to send photos and videos from the in-app camera. Read more: theguardian.com

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Social Media Rundown: Facebook's Stock Tanks; Trump Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning Republicans; Tips on Using Hashtags in LinkedIn

Snapchat will allow users to share public Stories outside of the app, across the web. Read more: theverge.com

Mediagazer: Facebook's subtle disclosure about storing millions of Instagram passwords in plain text before a holiday weekend shows it has mastered the art ...

The redacted version of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election was released to the public by the ...

Infographic How to spot fake news published by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Techmeme: Study: Facebook engagement for sites identified as publishing fake news dropped by 50%+ between 2016 election and July 2018, while shares on ...

Stop Algorithmic Bias: Turn Two Frameworks into Fair and Just Federal Privacy Law

Their reticence is understandable 16; 17.

Reddit and Time magazine form an editorial partnership. Read more: digiday.com

Disinformation in Democracies: Strengthening Digital Resilience in Latin America

... around the world like in Italy, Colombia, Turkey, and even the primaries for the US midterms. And by the end of the year we'll have focused on more than ...

(Mis)informed podcast: Is fact-checking the best way to fight misinformation?

The Authors 28; 29.

Techmeme: Facebook and Instagram file lawsuit in US federal court against 4 companies and 3 people in China for promoting the sale of fake accounts, likes, ...

Mediagazer: A marketer discovered Barstool Sports used his cartoon monster on Snapchat, tried to barter for promotion instead of payment, then filed a DMCA ...

We also provide trainings on our Community Standards, which govern what is and is not allowed on our platform. Proactive Removal of Impersonation Accounts

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"The code of principles verification process was rigorous from day 1, but spread over a half a dozen of Google Docs that made it laborious for aspiring ...

TechCrunch reports on tests of a new Facebook product called Sets that is similar to Pinterest's boards. Read more: techcrunch.com

... to a variety of distinct digital “attack vectors” in the past two years. Some are linked to Russia, others to one or another political party or group.

... revitalize journalism and strengthen democracy; 2.

Techmeme: Readdle brings popular free email app Spark to Android with features aimed at power users and promises no ads or tracking (Manish ...

Facebook and Google dominate online ads. Can alliances between news publishers compete?

And for enterprise software partners Facebook integrates with, it's to foster an ecosystem surrounding Workplace so it can adapt to any business.

Facebook reveals forthcoming "reactions" in the US, which had already been tested elsewhere in the world. Read more: mashable.com

In Nigeria, WhatsApp has launched its “Share Facts, Not Rumours” campaign ...

"JLP News" — The Hake Report

memeorandum: This Is How Much Fact-Checking Is Worth to Facebook (Alexis C. Madrigal/The Atlantic)

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Techmeme: Employees at Facebook's fact-checking partner in the Philippines, online news site Rappler, say they're struggling to “clean up Facebook's mess” ...

Profile shown on Thefacebook in 2005


Wired reports that Twitter will meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding election interference by Russia, and about bots and misinformation on ...

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All of these sites carried AdSense ads alongside the fake news.

A man during the 2011 Egyptian protests carrying a card saying "Facebook,#jan25, The Egyptian Social Network"

Instagram conducts its first video curation for Halloween. Read more: recode.net


Techmeme: Fact-checking startup Factmata gets investment from Eyeo, creator of Adblock Plus, will take over Trusted News, Eyeo's Chrome plugin that ...

Mediagazer: Leaked internal data: MoviePass subscribers have dropped from 3M+ in June 2018 to about 225,000 now; subscription models at AMC and Cinemark are ...

A fake story that a teenanger killed a Muslim refugee for raping a 7-year-old was published by Trump Administration New, Universal News Portal, NewsFeed USA ...

Reviewed: A DIY Guide for “The Magicial Resistance” -- A new book

Axios' Roy Schwartz on the new trust era in journalism

Techmeme: Chicago Mercantile Exchange report shows Bitcoin futures have continually risen through Q3 2018, with average daily volume up 41% since Q2 (Stan ...

Digiday reports that Snapchat, up to 23 Discover partners, is rumored to be building their own ad interface API, like Facebook, to target ads to users ...

FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc's F8 developers conference

Mediagazer: Media Matters steps up pressure on Fox News advertisers, accusing the media company of inflaming tensions across the US (Brian Stelter/CNN)

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Techmeme: Walmart announces next-day delivery on 200K+ items for orders over $35, first in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and expanding to 75% of the US population ...

A new home for the IFCN Code of Principles

Twitter's VP of engineering announces an effort to combat harassment. Read more: theverge.com

Mediagazer: Co-founder and editor in chief of De Correspondent Rob Wijnberg on the problems surrounding “real news”, as his team prepares to expand to the ...

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This is everything you should know about the DACA ruling yesterday! Stay tuned for any

FILE PHOTO: Facebook and Twitter logos are seen on a shop window in Malaga

Techmeme: Nasdaq to buy Cinnober, a Sweden-based exchange and real-time clearing technology provider, for ~$190M (Philip Stafford/Financial Times)

Facebook Groups are “the greatest short-term threat to election news and information integrity”

Facebook offers select users a guide called "Tips for spotting false news." Read more: buzzfeed.com

Fake news

An empty chair and nameplates are pictured after Facebook CEO Zuckerberg failed to appear at a

Techmeme: Google Maps adds Lime as a navigation option, showing distance to the nearest bike or scooter and an estimate for the cost and ride time, ...

AdAge reports that Apple News may allow publishers to use the same ad tech used to deliver ads on their sites to deliver ads to Apple News, reducing the ...

Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma González and Alex Wind Is on

NH Primary Source: Conservative PAC airing radio ads hitting Shaheen on abortion issue

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UK watchdog fines Facebook over users' data breach

America the radicalized: Kavanaugh deepens partisan divide

Apple attacks Facebook by becoming the asocial network