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Facebook to fight 'sensationalism, misinformation and polarization' with news trustworthiness surveys for users

1 day ago   |   Beta News

Facebook has said time and time again that it will do more to fight the problem of fake news on the social network, and the company's latest idea is to simply ask users which...
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Twitter admits that 670,000 people interacted with Russian propaganda bots during US election

1 day ago   |   Beta News

Twitter has revealed that a total of 677,775 Americans followed accounts or liked tweets associated with Russian propaganda groups during the 2016 US election. The company does...
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Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness

Facebook Users Will Be Able To Rank News Source Trustworthiness

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

Facebook has been trying to combat fake news and have approached the problem in different ways. One of the ways was to flag articles that were deemed fake and added a tag to...
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Twitter Notifying Users Who Followed Russian Spam Accounts

Twitter Notifying Users Who Followed Russian Spam Accounts

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo

Spreading fake news and propaganda these days is particularly easy due to the invention of social media, where such news can be easily spread at a click of a button. Social...
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GamesBeat Decides 67: Decision Squad

GamesBeat Decides 67: Decision Squad

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

The GamesBeat Decides podcast is back after a week off. Hosts Mike Minotti and Jeffrey Grubb were both sick. Mike was in the hospital, and Jeff had a bit of a cold. But we have...
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Mexico & Canada Coming To Verizon Go Unlimited Plan

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

US carrier Verizon has announced that it will be adding Mexico and Canada to its Go Unlimited plan. Starting on January 25, Verizon customers on Go Unlimited plans can use...
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

1 day ago   |   9to5Google   |   3 articles

In addition to the major changes Facebook announced for its News Feed last week, the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness. Rather than...
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Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

Facebook will ask users to rank news source trustworthiness in latest major update

1 day ago   |   9to5Mac   |   3 articles

Along with Facebook announcing the first major changes to its News Feed , the social media service will begin ranking news sources based on trustworthiness as it prioritizes...
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Facebook's News Feed will soon prioritize stories that are trustworthy, informative, or local

Facebook's News Feed will soon prioritize stories that are trustworthy, informative, or local

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat   |   3 articles

Facebook today announced that its News Feed will soon give priority to trustworthy news outlets. The gauge for what Facebook considers high-quality news will come in part from...
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Gfycat integrates user-generated GIFs on Tango, Messenger, and Viber

Gfycat integrates user-generated GIFs on Tango, Messenger, and Viber

1 day ago   |   VentureBeat

EXCLUSIVE: Gfycat has integrated its user-generated GIF platform across three different messaging platforms. It now supports Viber, Tango, and Facebook - all in the name of...
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Audiobooks Coming To Google Play Store, First Title 50% Off

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Monster Hunter World is the most anticipated game coming out next Friday, January 26, 2018. With this release, GameStop has their own limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro Monster... Read more ...

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The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are expected to be announced at Mobile World Congress next month in Barcelona, and the rumor mill has gotten going with a number of... Read more ...

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If you own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the Samsung Galaxy S8+, you've been patiently waiting for all beta testing of Android Oreo to end so that the final version of the new... Read more ...

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This year at CES, it seemed like every manufacturer was boasting of voice assistant integration; Alexa and Google Assistant found their way into cars , bathroom mirrors , and... Read more ...