Nearly a year after Facebook and Google launched offensives against fake news, they're still inadvertently promoting it—often at the worst possible times.
Facebook's chief security officer warned that the fake-news problem is more complicated and dangerous to solve than the public thinks.
Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.
If you think technology has shaken up the news media—just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.
Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper company has agreed to pay damages to a former intelligence officer whose computer was hacked by detectives working for Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, lawyers said Friday.
You know you want to end your relationship, but you're nervous and don't want to be hurtful. So you spend the first 10 minutes of your dinner date making friendly and fidgety small talk before diving into the matter at hand.
Facebook said Thursday it was testing a new "button" to allow users to get more context about a news source, in the latest move by the leading social network to curb misinformation.
US online giants acknowledged Tuesday they failed to prevent rumors and misinformation from being circulated during and after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Google announced new steps to help struggling news organizations Monday—including an end to a longstanding "first click free" policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital.
When it comes to business, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is undeniably a visionary.