News tagged with false information

Web marketer stands trial amid China crackdown

The founder of a web marketing company has pleaded guilty to helping delete Internet posts and spreading false information to make money and gain followers, Chinese media reported Friday, using the case to praise a government ...

dateAug 15, 2014 in Internet
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How does false information spread online?

Last summer the World Economic Forum (WEF) invited its 1,500 council members to identify top trends facing the world, including what should be done about them. The WEF consists of 80 councils covering a wide range of issues including social media. Members come ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Internet
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Google acquisition release was hoax (Update)

A bogus news release prompted several websites to run incorrect articles about Google making a $400 million acquisition of a wireless company on Monday, the target company ICOA said. ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Business
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