Tag: fact checking


Government’s Fight Against Misinformation and Fake News

January 24, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

The modern manifestation of misinformation is characterized by a gross distortion of facts or an innocent propagation of errors. Used to manipulate narratives, sow social discord, and even destabilize governments, misinformation is a powerful weapon in the digital arsenal. The […]


Impact of Social Media Misinformation Spread on U.S. Elections

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Representatives of nine tech companies have met with U.S. government officials to prevent the spread of misinformation on social media platforms. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, Microsoft, Verizon Media, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and the Wikimedia Foundation are coordinating with government agencies in […]