Wired magazine’s Steven Levy has reported on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for years. In his new book, "Facebook: The Inside Story," Levy draws upon that familiarity, as well as a young Zuckerberg's recently unearthed journals, for an intimate look at…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
With much of the world retreating under threat of the novel coronavirus, art serves as a salve in this time of need. As Jeffrey Brown found, art pops up in unexpected places and spreads online, bringing people together even as…
By Associated Press
Clearview AI has drawn attention following investigative reports about its practice of harvesting billions of photos from social media and other services to identify people.
By Dan Cooney, Jessica Yarvin
The strategy will be put to the test when Michael Bloomberg’s name appears on the ballot for the first time.
By Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl, Caitlin Ferreira, Panom Gunawong, The Conversation
Twitter has gained recognition as a tool that can assist in the disaster or crisis management process, allowing individuals to search specific hashtags through linking algorithms.
By Lisa Fazio, The Conversation
The majority of visual misinformation that people are exposed to involves simple forms of deception like recycling legitimate old photographs and videos and presenting them as evidence of recent events.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the World Health Organization voiced hope that the outbreak of novel coronavirus may be slowing, as Beijing enforces public health measures. Also, Syrian government supporters attacked U.S. troops, who shot and killed one of the…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Facebook says it is forbidding the false but realistic clips created with artificial intelligence and sophisticated tools. But the policy leaves plenty of loopholes.
By Associated Press
The government uses ToTok to track conversations, locations, images and other data of those who install the app on their phones, The New York Times reported.
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
Twitter's and Facebook's announcements underscore the fact that misinformation concerns aren't limited to the U.S. and Russia.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.