'Fake news' has rarely been out of the news since Donald Trump's unlikely election to the White House. Rarely a day goes by when the president doesn't take to Twitter to accuse, normally in capital letters, the mainstream media of misrepresenting the truth when reporting on his … [Read more...] about Is fake news old news?
Pro-Trump fake stories were shared on Facebook about three times more than pro-Clinton stories -- 30.3 million shares compared to 7.6 million. "Fake news" probably did not change the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, according to a study of news consumption by voters. … [Read more...] about ‘Fake news’ didn’t change US election outcome: study
Former U.S. President Barack Obama personally urged Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to counter the rise of fake news on the social network during a meeting held shortly after last year's election, the Washington Post reported Sunday. The encounter reportedly took place on the … [Read more...] about Obama personally warned Zuckberberg over fake news: report
Facebook said that pages that make a habit of linking to bogus news stories will no longer be able to advertise at the world's leading online social network. The move is the latest shot fired by Facebook in its war against 'fake news' used to deceive instead of … [Read more...] about Facebook to reject ads from pages touting ‘fake news’
Last week, Việt Nam News asked its readers if they could spot fake news from genuine news. Here are some of the responses: Cao Loan, a reader Today it seems that people can’t live without the Internet and we can’t deny its role in our lives, from updating news, … [Read more...] about The good and bad news of fake news