Facebook has removed nearly 150 accounts which targeted UK politics with “co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour” by engaging in hate speech and spreading division across the spectrum of political debate.
Social media sites should face a compulsory code of ethics in order to tackle harmful or illegal content online, a Commons committee has said.
Microsoft is set to work with the BBC and Angelina Jolie in an educational initiative to combat fake news and educate “future leaders”.
Farmers need to “push back” against negative comments about the industry made by vegetarians and vegans.
The BBC will tackle the fake news phenomenon with the launch of an international initiative that delves into why and how disinformation is shared.
Next month sees the release of the much-anticipated Netflix original film, Outlaw King.
The BBC must extend the work of its teams assembled to debunk deliberately misleading and false stories in the battle against fake news, the director-general has said.
British public service broadcasters are in a “David versus Goliath” fight for their future, the director general of the BBC Tony Hall is to warn.
Facebook has told MPs it has found no new evidence of adverts from Russian-linked accounts targeting voters in the Brexit campaign.
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