China has issued new internet regulations increasing Communist party control over online news providers, the latest step in the country's push to tighten its policing of the web.
Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday.
Facebook said Thursday it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political reasons.
Google on Tuesday announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media—and tackling the scourge of misinformation—using the same collaborative principles as the revolutionary online encyclopedia.
Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results.
Most Americans have some form of digital technology, whether it is a smartphone, tablet or laptop, within their reach 24-7.
Facebook on Friday said it disrupted an international fake account operation that was firing off inauthentic "likes" and bogus comments to win friends it would then pound with spam.
A new nationwide study has found that children entering first grade in 2013 had significantly better reading skills than similar students had just 12 years earlier.
Facebook said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages.