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New owner Elon Musk has drawn fire for planning to loosen moderation at social media site
Social media companies are exploring radical solutions to moderation, writes an academic researching the options
The protean nature of the internet makes agreeing global rules for our engagement ever harder
Facebook, Twitter and TikTok set to agree to provide country-by-country data on efforts to curb fake news
Disinformation is a potent political weapon in Latin America’s biggest country
An enjoyable investigation into imitation, imposture and the impossible search for our ‘real selves’
Naive democratic governments allow hostile regimes to exploit open technological platforms to peddle corrosive lies
Amazon faces slowest-ever revenue growth, robotaxi licences in Beijing and LCD sticky notes
Livestreaming platform has sought to block ‘harmful misinformation’ after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine
Zelensky has won information war in western countries but views elsewhere are divided
‘The good news is that every one of us has been in training for it all our lives’
Plentiful evidence of Russian violations — now available publicly — is only valuable if perpetrators are held to account
Crowdsourcing truth does not sound like the best idea in partisan times but disputed entries on the Ukraine invasion are factual
Morale-boosting myths mark a new and dangerous frontier in the misinformation wars
Ministers call on technology groups to ‘stop enabling propaganda and disinformation’
Facebook, TikTok and YouTube block access to Kremlin-backed media in EU as Moscow complains of censorship
Misinformation on remedies, seeded by officials and fuelled via social media, has had dire consequences for public health
Criminals use plagiarism to secure digital advertising but a fightback has begun
Risks of removing information rejected by the mainstream outweigh benefits, according to the Royal Society
Sweden’s new psychological operations agency will attack falsehoods that spread online like a virus
Her family profited from partisanship. Now she’s using the gains to try to rehabilitate the centre
The lessons from a super-conspiracy theory are not limited to its direct impacts.
When fake news spreads like Covid, what can platforms do to stop it?
Company says it took down hundreds of accounts, pages and groups ahead of Sunday’s election
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