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Facebook is now actively demoting false election posts and limiting livestreams in an attempt to crack down on growing misinformation about votes


With the election 8 days away, Trump lies about why coronavirus rates are hitting record highs and calls the media 'losers' for covering the surging pandemic


Twitter says it banned New York Post articles about Hunter Biden for violating its policies against doxxing and sharing hacked materials



A network of teen fact-checkers is tackling online misinformation ahead of the election — here's what they want you to know about spotting falsified facts


How to use WhatsApp's fact-checking feature to research the validity of viral, forwarded messages


Trump refutes New York Times investigation of his tax returns, claiming he 'paid many millions of dollars'



The ASX is warning people not to fall for fake or misleading investment news, as users report seeing hoax articles circulate on social media


Stop taking the police solely at their word


There has never been a better time to quit Facebook


Satirical websites are testing Facebook's policy on not being the 'arbiter of truth' by running false headlines claiming Mark Zuckerberg is dead or abusive


Trump threatens to shut down social-media platforms after Twitter put a fact-check warning on his false tweets


Facebook is removing promotions for anti-quarantine protests that violate stay-home orders in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska



Instagram hid a photo Donald Trump Jr. posted because it contained 'partly false information'


Trump calls Washington Gov. Inslee a 'nasty person' and says he makes Pence call him


Facebook was wrongly blocking news articles about the coronavirus pandemic for a full day — here's why it took so long to fix such a major issue


Instagram is targeting fake coronavirus news and finally taking disinformation and hoaxes seriously



Twitter looks at flagging misinformation with bright red and orange badges


Trump's very real impeachment is based on his own false beliefs — and it represents a suicidal step-change in conservative thinking


YouTube said it deleted more than 300 Trump reelection campaign ads, without saying exactly why


8 slang words from the last decade that we can't stand