Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat "fake news" that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce criticism from tech giants and rights groups.
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FBI Director Christopher Wray said Friday that he expects Russia to target the 2020 US presidential election with social media campaigns, fake news and propaganda in a bid to divide Americans and "pit us against each other."
Russian lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that would allow Moscow to cut the country's internet traffic from foreign servers, in a key second reading paving the way for legislation that activists fear is a step towards online isolation.…
US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.
Singapore's leader insisted Tuesday his government's proposed fake news laws were a "step forward" in fighting online falsehoods after they sparked criticism from press freedom groups and tech giants.
President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he will skip the "boring" White House correspondents' dinner later this month, saying he'll hold a rally instead.
Retired military and uniformed personnel need not worry about alleged cuts in their pension this year as claims that the Senate slashed the budget for it are "fake news," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Nine people have been arrested in Thailand for spreading "fake news" on Facebook with posts about sacked election officials and bogus ballots in the wake of controversial polls in the kingdom.
Vice President Leni Robredo has backtracked on her call for Congress to pass a law regulating social media after being the butt of criticisms online.
Senator Panfilo Lacson has warned voters against electing a chatty senatorial wannabe who spreads fake news.
Senator Bam Aquino today said if re-elected, he would refile the Zero Food Waste bill aimed at establishing food banks in the country.
Even Malacañang is in disbelief over Facebook's choice of Rappler as a fact-checker of articles that come out on its platform.
Senator Grace Poe will not take fake news about her sitting down even if she has been the consistent frontrunner in pre-election surveys.
Thailand's junta chief on Monday dismissed rumours of an impending coup as "fake news", as speculation ricocheted across a kingdom unsettled by the ill-fated political union between a princess and a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra…
Facebook says it has banned a Philippine digital marketing group which runs hundreds of pages across the social network with 43 million followers, accusing it of "inauthentic behaviour" and using fake accounts.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has dismissed former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte's list of entities allegedly involved in an ouster plot as fake news.
Social networks need better regulation to stop them spreading "fake news" and undermining democracy, disillusioned tech pioneers said at an industry conference that closed in Lisbon Thursday.
Senator Nancy Binay has encouraged the public to take time to read news and other information to avoid falling for false news online. BInay, in her latest social media tip, said people should consider reading beyond the title or photo…
US President Donald Trump blamed what he called "fake news" Friday for a wave of politically-linked violence in the runup to next week's midterm congressional elections.
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A Singapore parliamentary committee Thursday proposed broad government powers to combat "fake news" online, calling it a threat to national security, but rights groups denounced the measures as a threat to free speech.
Facebook acknowledged Tuesday it has developed tools to identify users "indiscriminately" flagging fake news as it refines its effort to combat misinformation.