Google News gets a major revamp and an AI injection

Full Article : BetaNews – Today at its I/O developer conference, Google revealed major changes for Google News. The company says that the revamp combines the best of artificial intelligence with the best of … Read more

Et tu, Tumblr? Blogging site says it was used by Russia to spread fake news in 2016

Full Article : BetaNews – When it comes to talk of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election that saw Donald Trump catapulted to power, the focus has been very much on Facebook … Read more

UK government to monitor social networks and fight fake news with National Security Communications Unit

Full Article : BetaNews – In a bid to tackle the ongoing problem of fake news, the UK government is settings up the National Security Communications Unit. The NSCU is tasked with “combating disinformation … Read more

Rupert Murdoch suggests Facebook should pay ‘trusted’ publishers for news content

Full Article : BetaNews – Facebook has been fighting something of a losing battle against the problem of fake news, but media mogul Rupert Murdoch thinks he has come up with a solution. He … Read more

Facebook to fight ‘sensationalism, misinformation and polarization’ with news trustworthiness surveys for users

Full Article : BetaNews – Facebook has said time and time again that it will do more to fight the problem of fake news on the social network, and the company’s latest idea is … Read more

Facebook stops flagging fake news because it was making the problem worse

Full Article : BetaNews – Fake news — or disinformation as it used to be called — has become an increasingly serious problem as false information quickly spreads online through social media. Facebook tried … Read more