Facebook labeled 180 million posts for election misinformation

Facebook just offered its first look at the scale of its fight against election misinformation. In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, Facebook slapped warning labels…

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Twitter has labeled 300,000 tweets for election misinformation

A little more than a week after the election, Twitter is giving some additional insight into the effectiveness of its efforts to curb the spread of election…

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Facebook takes down pages spreading ‘Stop the Steal’ election misinformation

Facebook is still trying to get a handle on people and groups spreading election misinformation via “Stop the Steal” messaging. The company took down a handful of…

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Furries recreate Four Seasons Total Landscaping in VR as a hangout spot

A Philadelphia landscaping business carved out its place in history over the weekend after a Trump campaign press conference was held there. President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy…

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Facebook could slow down sharing

Facebook could soon slow down users’ ability to share posts in an effort to curb the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories about the election, The New…

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Facebook removes ‘Stop the Steal’ group after ‘worrying calls for violence’

Facebook has taken down a viral group with hundreds of thousands of members after “worrying calls for violence” and efforts to organize offline events in states where…

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How social media platforms are handling the 2020 election

Election night ended the way many experts predicted it might: with several races too close to call and President Donald Trump claiming victory anyway. For social media…

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Facebook and Instagram are warning US users the election remains undecided

For much of Wednesday, Facebook and Instagram have been displaying a notice at the top of their apps reminding US users that the winner of the 2020…

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Here’s a live stream of the Pennsylvania vote count, in case you need it

How’s your day going? Staying calm? Endlessly fretting about whether your candidate of choice will claim the White House? (The 60,000 people who voted for Kanye West…

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Facebook pauses recommendations of political and social issues groups

Amid a wave of actions Facebook has taken to prepare for next week’s presidential election, it has stopped recommending groups that focus on political or social issues….

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