Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Anti-Defamation League national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the data showed many used Twitter as a "megaphone to harass and intimidate Jews."…
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
From backlash toward musicians Kanye West and Shania Twain for praising President Donald Trump to controversy around comedian Michelle Wolf’s roast at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the entertainment industry is encountering the country’s stark political lines. NewsHour Weekend Special…
By PBS NewsHour
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By Rhana Natour
By Associated Press
Twitter says it is endorsing the Honest Ads Act, a bipartisan bill designed to make online political advertisements more transparent by revealing who paid for them, among other information.
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
False news -- inaccurate information presented as truth or opinion presented as fact -- is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than information that faithfully reports actual events, according to a new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Computational social scientists found that 40,000 American Twitter users retweeted Russian trolls more than 80,000 times in a single month before the 2016 election.
By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists and it's not clear if the companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something similar from happening again.
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump uses Twitter to speak directly to the American people. How is this mode of communication heard in foreign nations? Former ambassador Nancy McEldowney, who is now at Georgetown University, and Kenneth Weinstein, president and CEO of the…
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