Besides putting people’s lives at risk, Trump’s promotion of anti-malarials for Covid-19 patients could pave the way for a coordinated disinformation campaign to take root, experts say.
Amid disinformation campaign take-downs, Facebook employees, execs clash on how to handle political ads
Facebook needs to do more to stem the spread of disinformation on its platforms, employees said in an internal letter, including vetting and labeling political ads. Experts agree.
Whether spreading malware or disinformation, attackers study their targets, create artifacts, and get the artifacts in front of their targets. So why not combat fake news like malware?
Fighting the spread of fake news bears similarities to fighting spam. Using tech and human insights, Facebook is essentially filtering it via flagging, fact checking, and feed demotion.