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Don't fall for this Facebook hoax that's making the rounds again

It bears repeating that Facebook is one of the top hubs for disinformation on the web. A perfect example of how hoaxes flourish on...
Happening Now July 21, 2019

Take this test to see if you can spot fake news

As hard as they may try, social media platforms have a lot of trouble shutting down the misinformation and conspiracy theories that make up...
Happening Now July 7, 2019

Facebook's classified robotics division is going after Google and Apple

Work in artificial intelligence and robotics is becoming a larger part of our world with every passing day. Massive tech companies like Google and...
Happening Now May 21, 2019

YouTube fails again at cracking down on fake-news and conspiracies

YouTube has had its own issues within the last few years. It has seen the rise of conspiracy videos and fake news. The company...
Happening Now March 9, 2019

Facebook's fake-news fact-check fail

What's real? What's fake? With more than 1 billion people using Facebook, the company's artificial intelligence algorithms can’t answer these questions, so it hired...
Happening Now March 3, 2019

Terrifyingly realistic deepfake video is a scary celebrity mashup

People have always said that you can't trust everything you read. Then they said you can't trust everything you hear. Now, it seems we...
Happening Now February 6, 2019

Kim's Take: Top health news stories on Facebook are fake

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Facebook just turned 15 years old, and sensationalized...
Columns February 5, 2019

Self-diagnosing cancer through the internet can be a deadly decision

It's only been a couple of decades since the internet became commonplace in most homes. Now there are a seemingly infinite number of websites...
Happening Now January 23, 2019

Deepfake videos have new tech you need to know about

Fake news is spreading like wildfire. It can take many forms and the latest, known as Deepfake, is the scariest. It is in essence...
Happening Now October 18, 2018

Facebook refuses to ban fake news

In an increasingly connected world, the proliferation of fake news is one problem that's not easy to solve. With billions having instant access to social media...
Happening Now July 16, 2018
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