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President Trump claims Big Tech is dividing the country

President Donald Trump blamed Big Tech companies on Tuesday for dividing the Nation days Following Twitter and Facebook Prohibited him in their platforms for allegedly encouraging ...

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Facebook removed a record number of disinformation campaigns in December

Facebook identified and suspended a total of 17 disinformation networks on its platforms in the last month of 2020, representing its biggest monthly takedown ever, the US social me...

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Researchers suggest misinformation that led to the Capitol siege is ‘radicalization’

Digital misinformation that resulted in violent unrest at the Capitol last week has gone past false claims and has reached the stage of “radicalization,” investigators ...

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Quelle surprise: Twitter says it ‘inadvertently’ limited engagements on Trump’s tweets

Twitter Inc said on Saturday it had “inadvertently” limited engagements for a brief period on US President Donald Trump’s tweets with “disputed” tags ...

Facebook

Facebook bans false claims about COVID-19 vaccines

Facebook has said it would eliminate false claims about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health specialists, following a similar announcement by YouTube in Octob...

Facebook

From hate speech to nudity, Facebook’s oversight board launches

Facebook’s independent Oversight Board has announced the first six cases where it might overrule the social networking business’s decisions to remove certain parts of c...

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Twitter and Facebook flag Trump posts on US election eve

Twitter and Facebook late on Monday both flagged posts by President Donald Trump that claimed that a US Supreme Court decision on mail-in voting in Pennsylvania would lead to ̶...

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Twitter flags Trump tweet on mail-in ballots over ‘disputed’ content

Twitter yesterday again flagged a tweet by US President Donald J Trump about mail-in ballots, including a disclaimer describing the article’s content as “disputed”...

YouTube

YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation

YouTube has said it might eliminate videos from YouTube comprising misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, expanding its current principles against falsehoods and conspiracy theori...

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Twitter imposes restrictions and more warning labels ahead of US election

Twitter Inc said on Friday it’ll remove tweets calling for people to interfere with the US presidential election or implementation of election results, such as through violen...

Twitter

Twitter and Facebook dismantle global array of disinformation networks

Facebook and Twitter have said they had taken down over a dozen disinformation networks used by political and state-backed groups in numerous nations to deceive users on their plat...

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Facebook will no longer show health groups amongst recommendations

Facebook will no more reveal health groups in its own recommendations, the social media giant announced on Thursday, saying it was critical that people get health information from ...

Joe Biden

Twitter labels video of Biden shared by Trump as ‘manipulated media’

Twitter has again labelled a tweet shared by US President Donald Trump as manipulated media. This time the tweet related to presidential rival Joe Biden.

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Twitter expands misinformation rules ahead of US election

Twitter has said it would tag or eliminate misinformation aiming to undermine confidence in the coming US election, such as articles promising success before results have been lice...