The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University has launched a powerful new tool in the fight against fake news.
The internet address system gatekeeper, independent after a split from the US government, is now in a phase where "the grassroots are in charge," its top executive said Tuesday.
Google and Facebook moved Tuesday to cut off advertising revenue to fake news sites, after a wave of criticism over the role misinformation played in the US presidential election.
Facebook on Monday began letting interactive "bots" inside its Messenger service tap into analytic capabilities once reserved for the social network, ramping up the potential to earn money from e-commerce.
If you're reading about the US election, some of that news is likely to come to you from a "bot."
If you still think you can be anonymous on the internet, a team of Stanford and Princeton researchers has news for you: You can't. Over the summer, the team launched what they called the Footprints Project, which invited ...
Looking to break out of a "messy" email situation, the nonprofit group dosomething.org recently switched over to a new way of communicating among its far-flung teams.
Just give me some privacy: Anonymous Wikipedia editors explain why they don't want you to know who they are
Not everyone who strives to navigate the internet without being tracked is up to no good. This is the underlying premise of a qualitative study led by a trio of Drexel University researchers, who set out to gather the stories ...
Social network giant Facebook on Monday launched new global product Workplace, a platform that it hopes will replace intranet, mailbox and other internal communication tools used by businesses worldwide.
The US government on Saturday ended its formal oversight role over the internet, handing over management of the online address system to a global non-profit entity.