Tag: Fake News

Social Media Remains a Cesspool of Wrong and Fake Coronavirus News

There is a lot of information regarding the coronavirus crisis to keep an eye on. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish fake news from factual information. Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of wrong information regarding the coronavirus. Ignore the Fake Coronavirus News on Social Media Most of the fake news is distributed over social media, as is to be expected. Platforms such as …
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Facebook Attempts to Tackle Fake News

In the wake of a plethora of misleading or factually devoid articles masquerading as news made famous by the United States election this past year, Facebook has chosen to add a tag to articles which may fall under that category. With a high percentage of Internet users also being Facebook subscribers, the social media site decided to take counter measures to help stem the tide of sharing and spreading the …
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