Facebook fights fake news spread via modified link previews

Until now, any Facebook Page that posted a link could change the headline, body text, and image that appeared in the News Feed preview. That...

Fake news is a war effort humans need to lead

Bhavin Turakhia Contributor Bhavin Turakhia is the founder and CEO of Flock. News headlines today present us with the latest in artificial intelligence...

Storyzy is a quote verifier that wants to skewer fake news

On the internet no-one knows you’re a dog. And no-one knows whether that “fact” you’re reading — say, about President Putin’s pet dog having been...

Facebook newspaper ads warn of fake news ahead of U.K. election

Although not everyone agrees on the extent to which fake news can influence elections, Facebook is working hard to stamp it out ahead of the upcoming British election and has...

Alex Hardiman, former VP of product at the NY Times, will take the lead...

Facebook’s role in spreading news, especially fake news, has been in the spotlight since last year’s presidential election. Now it’s promoting Alex Hardiman to lead its news efforts on...

Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

 Today’s Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open...

Crunch Report | ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer…Woooah

The Last Jedi Star Wars trailer is released, Facebook runs ads in French newspapers educating people on fake news and Apple gets permission from the DMV to start testing self-driving...

Facebook runs full page newspaper ads against fake news in France ahead of the...

In just nine days, France is going to vote for the next French president — there’s going to be a second round face-off in three...

Google’s fact check feature goes global and comes to Google Search

We live in the age of fake news — both the really fake news that’s simply fake and the kind of news that some people like...

APLICATIONS

Apple just made iMovie and a bunch of other apps free...

Apple has decided to stop charging for its suite of Mac and iOS apps, namely iMovie, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and GarageBand. The move...