"Siri, will it rain today?", "Facebook, tag my friend in this photo." These are just two examples of the incredible things that we ask computers to do for us. But, have you ever asked yourself how computers know how to do ...
"Fake news" probably did not change the outcome of the US presidential election, according to a study of news consumption by voters.
How trustworthy is the social information on the internet? Do web-based product ratings, for instance, lead to unbiased, reliable and hence useful information? LMU's Petri Niemelä has now carried out a study to answer these ...
Social media giant Facebook announced Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year.
Some elusive and charismatic lynx have been parading past awe-struck Colorado residents and visitors this winter, electrifying social media and giving biologists reason to smile.
New research has today (January 5) revealed that, despite millions of adults claiming to be unhappy in their job, very few actually take steps to make a change.
The private ownership of wild animals has been outlawed in the United Arab Emirates, where keeping exotic creatures as pets is a status symbol for some, reports said Wednesday.
On the crowded morning metro in Helsinki, silence prevails. Everyone is hunched over their smartphone screens, reading the news, checking emails or watching videos.
The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University has launched a powerful new tool in the fight against fake news.
Chinese authorities are clamping down on streaming video over social media amid a proliferation of online-only television content and live-streaming.