Social networks have made more gains as news sources for Americans in 2017, according to a study released Thursday suggesting more woes for traditional news organizations.
Snopes, touted as the internet's oldest fact-checking website, said Monday it is in danger of shutting down due to a legal dispute with a digital services company hosting the site.
Egyptian authorities have intensified their blocking of critical websites and expanded their focus to so-called VPN sites that help users bypass such restrictions, a watchdog said.
An organization affiliated with Google is offering tools that news organizations and election-related sites can use to protect themselves from hacking.
Germany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content, such as hate speech or defamatory "fake news."
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China has passed a law that levies taxes on pollution, but ignores carbon dioxide, one of the major contributors to global warming, according to the web site of the country's highest legislative body.
Fake news is still very much the subject of the news at the moment. There is a growing realisation that there is very little that can be done to stop it.
The Washington Post announced Tuesday it was rolling out a "lightning-fast" mobile news site that would provide near-instant load times for both articles and advertising.
Americans are increasingly turning to their mobile devices for news, with print newspapers losing more ground, a poll showed Thursday.