Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University say nearly half of all accounts tweeting about the coronavirus appear to be bot accounts.
Analysts are tracking false rumours about COVID-19 in hopes of curbing their spread.
Researchers find that red-flagging misinformation could slow the spread of fake news on social media
A team led by researchers at NYU Tandon discover that credibility indicators flagging spurious headlines can reduce intention to share non-true news, though demographics and political affiliation influence their effectiveness.
Few politicians have teams to spot false statements about them online, or to fight back before it spreads.
Facebook has announced a new policy banning AI-manipulated “deepfake” videos that are likely to mislead viewers, but the policy explicitly covers only misinformation produced using AI, meaning “shallow fakes” – videos made using conventional editing tools – though frequently j
Researchers are creating tools to find A.I.-generated fake videos before they become impossible to detect. Some experts fear it is a losing battle.
Video and excerpts from actor Sacha Baron Cohen's acceptance speech for the ADL’s International Leadership Award.
US airlines have changed their websites to keep China happy, hours before a deadline for them to do so expired.