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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

YouTube has started showing fact-check cards debunking conspiracy theories and hoaxes

The feature is only available to a select number of Indian users at the moment, but YouTube says it will eventually be rolled out globally.

Facebook is thinking about removing anti-vaccination content as backlash intensifies over the spread of misinformation on the social network

Facebook said, in reaction to backlash over the spread of disinformation, that it may begin to remove or reduce posts containing anti-vaccine rhetoric.
Half of new parents surveyed had seen negative messages about vaccination on social media.

50% of parents of young children are more exposed to anti-vaxx messages on social media, report finds

A Guardian report pointed to the fact that some anti-vaxxers target parents with paid-for ads.
WhatsApp is limiting the amount of times you can forward a message.

WhatsApp will only let people forward messages 5 times to fight fake news

WhatsApp's vice president for policy and communications Victoria Grand announced the change in Jakarta on Monday.
Greylock Partners VC Reid Hoffman issued a statement Wednesday.

Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race

Reid Hoffman reportedly donated thousands to American Engagement Technologies, which allegedly targeted Republican Roy Moore.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

‘They threw us under the bus at every opportunity’: Facebook fact-checkers say its mission to weed out fake news was a PR stunt

Some fact-checkers expressed dismay at the news that Facebook hired the Republican-linked PR firm Definers to smear prominent critic George Soros

Google follows Facebook’s lead and removes 39 YouTube channels linked to Iran

Google has joined Facebook in removing YouTube channels suspected of being part of an effort by Iran to spread disinformation — an effort that the channel's proprietors tried to disguise.

Reddit users shared thousands of links from fake Iranian news sites which have been exposed as misinformation

Reddit users posted thousands of links from fake sites now revealed to be part of a sophisticated misinformation campaign, likely stemming from Iran. An analysis of the domains on Reddit shows many of the posts were upvoted, meaning millions of users may have clicked on the fake site links.

A 70-year-old grandmother who spends 14 hours a day tweeting hundreds of messages in support of Donald Trump was reportedly flagged as a bot

An account that's been repeatedly flagged on Twitter belongs to Nina Tomasieski, a 70-year-old grandmother who tweets as many as 1,000 times a day in support of President Donald Trump,

According to Apple’s digital assistant Siri, Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee had apparently died on Monday

Fans were surprised to learn Stan Lee had died on Monday, only to realise that Siri had given them false information.