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By David Klepper, Associated Press
Here are the basics of this technology, and some of the ways it could be used in the not-so-distant future.
By Bella Isaacs-Thomas
Twitter says it will ease up on its 3-year-old ban on political advertising, the latest change by Elon Musk as he tries to pump up revenue after purchasing the social media platform last year.
By Associated Press
The platform's new owner issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter display names and tweeted as ‘Elon Musk’ in reaction to the billionaire's decision to offer verified accounts to all comers for $8 month.
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
The seeds of misinformation about next week's midterm elections were planted in 2020. That's when baseless conspiracy theories about the presidential election took root and festered, helping to spur the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
By Claire Savage, Carrie Antlfinger, Associated Press
America is getting ready to vote in the midterm election, and poll workers around the country are bracing for possible conflict in an era of polarization and misinformation.
By Diane Jeantet, Associated Press
People on social media say, wrongly, that the leftist candidate in Brazil's presidential election plans to close down churches if elected.
By Becky Wandel and Rawan Elbaba, Student Reporting Labs
At a time when misinformation is rampant, the NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs is producing a series of conversations called "Moments of Truth" that explore why people believe false information and what causes them to change their minds. This is a…
By Ali Swenson, Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Election officials preparing for the rapidly approaching midterm elections have one more headache: trying to combat misinformation that sows distrust about voting and results while fueling vitriol aimed at rank-and-file election workers.
By Stephanie Sy
In recent weeks, several children’s hospitals have become targets of far-right attacks and harassment. Anti-transgender activists have been using social media to spread disinformation about gender-affirming medical care. Jay Brown of the Human Rights Campaign joins Stephanie Sy to discuss…
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