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Trump has reportedly barred Facebook and Twitter from attending the summit.

Trump is inviting his favorite right-wing meme maker and an alt-right cartoonist to a social media summit where Twitter and Facebook are barred

Controversial right-wing figures are to be hosted at a White House summit where Trump is expected to accuse social media companies of censorship.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook might start treating deep fakes differently than fake news, Zuckerberg says

Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg implied Facebook's policy on deep fakes is evolving but said the issue could be easily politicized.
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017.

Americans say fake news is a bigger problem than climate change, illegal immigration, racism, and sexism

While 50% of Americans say made-up news and information is a very big problem in the country today, 46% say the same of climate change.

The way a hyper-local news article went viral on Facebook shows that even legitimate news has the potential to mislead readers on social media

A journalist who spotted the article's rise said the incident is part of a broader disinformation landscape on Facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg

Apple CEO Tim Cook takes jab at Facebook once again: ‘I worry about any property today that pushes news in a feed’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has leveled another critique at Facebook over user privacy and the spread if misinformation.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Rudy Giuliani tweeted a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi minutes before Trump attacked Pelosi with another misleading video

Giuliani later deleted the tweet, but refused to apologize for promoting what he described as a "caricature" of Pelosi's "halting speech pattern."
An annotated screengrab of an untrue story, provided by research group Citizen Lab as an example of a coordinated disinformation campaign.

A vast disinformation network of copycat fake news sites with names like ‘Bloomberq’ and ‘The Indepnedent’ has been pinned on ...

The network — dubbed Endless Mayfly — circulated untrue articles seeking to advance narratives critical of Saudi Arabia, the US and Israel.

AN UNLIKELY REVOLUTIONARY: How Tristan Harris went from working at Apple and Google to consulting with heads of state about how to reform Silicon Vall...

The cofounder of the Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris has been calling attention to how tech companies manipulate citizens and consumers.

Facebook is making another attempt to crack down on fake news

Facebook is hosting reporters at an event to provide more details about changes it hopes will help curb the spread of misinformation on its service.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook could be fined if it doesn’t suffocate freedom of speech in Singapore

A new bill in Singapore targeting 'Online Falsehoods and Manipulation' could pose a big threat to social media companies like Facebook.