President Trump’s messages to his more than 80 million Twitter followers can carry a lot of weight -- but don’t always represent the truth. Controversy recently erupted over a Trump tweet that had no basis in fact. Now, the social…
In our news wrap Monday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden blasted President Trump’s handling of the pandemic. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Biden argued Trump should be working to secure the same protections for all Americans that…
In our news wrap Monday, Twitter has applied a “manipulated media” tag on a campaign video shared by a White House aide and retweeted by President Trump. The edited clip makes it appear that former Vice President Joe Biden, leading…
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 Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapanl, Caitlin Ferreira, Panom Gunawong, The Conversation
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Twitter will begin to label and in some cases remove doctored or manipulated photos, audio and videos that are designed to mislead people.
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.
By Associated Press
J.K. Rowling is facing widespread criticism from the transgender community and other activists after tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people cannot change their biological sex.
Social media has revolutionized the way we connect and communicate -- and certainly not all for the better. In his new book, “Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation,” Andrew Marantz explores how digital platforms full…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
After months of fighting the House impeachment inquiry, blocking witnesses and ignoring subpoenas, the White House is now publicly embracing a strategy it has privately signaled for weeks: It will accept the reality that President Donald Trump will likely be…
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