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Facebook, Twitter, Google move to intercept Russian propaganda, disinformation about Ukraine

by Tim Starks

Policymakers have been applying pressure to social media giants to hold back the tide of disinformation.

Spanish-language misinformation about vaccines is evading Facebook's moderators

by Tonya Riley

Spanish language posts boasting false claims that the covid-19 vaccine causes magnetism are avoiding fact-checkers at a higher rate than English language posts.

Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation

by Tim Starks

Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.

Facebook, TikTok, Twitter go after 'OGUsers' members who traffic hacked accounts

by Tim Starks

Facebook says it took down about 400 Instagram accounts and worked with TikTok and Twitter to help them crack down, too.

Facebook sues to curb data scraping, fake Instagram likes from outside developers

by Jeff Stone

It's part of an effort to show Facebook can regulate itself.