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A Trump campaign consultant is reportedly making fake websites for Democratic candidates — and it’s working
A consultant for Trump's re-election campaign has been making dupes of Democratic candidates' websites, and some of them have tricked search engines.
Instagram is recommending that new users in the US follow a ‘healer’ that peddles dangerous medical misinformation
Instagram's algorithm is giving a massive boost to a controversial "healer" once beloved by Michael Jackson.
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.
The anti-vaxx movement is fueling the measles epidemic by deliberately targeting communities most affected by the disease
Hundreds of people, mostly ultra-Othodox Jews, gathered at a rally in New York last week to listen as speakers ticked off false claims about vaccines.
A self-styled archbishop’s conspiracy theory claiming that drinking bleach is a cure for autism was seen by millions on YouTube, and blamed for ...
YouTube has played host to hundreds of videos where devotees of 'Miracle Mineral Solution' — actually a type of bleach — claim it has healing powers.
While Facebook introduced a policy aimed at combatting vaccine misinformation on its platforms, anti-vax memes continue to thrive on Instagram.
According to a Bloomberg report, YouTube executives ignored employee warnings and shelved product changes that could have curbed the spread of toxic videos on its site.
Facebook takes down 2,632 pages, groups, and accounts in its seemingly endless war on misinformation
Facebook identified three distinct operations originating in Russia, Iran, and Kosovo and Macedonia.
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.