There were accusations of disinformation and fact-checking claims across the political spectrum as the fight for votes intensified.
A new deepfake art installation reimagines the story of the moon landings, revealing threats to both democracy and history,
Britain's ruling Conservatives registered labourmanifesto.co.uk and used it to criticise their election rivals' proposed programme
The government can step in and force social media companies to set up some basic protocols to guard against the posting of campaign lies. This would be a whole new frontier for the government, and regulation of online speech is tricky to say the least.
Th social media giant is looking at what to do once deepfakes are detected, including whether to label the videos or take them down.
Trump didn't start this fire, but he stoked the flames as the antagonizer-in-chief, bringing us to a dangerous new low in American life.
A deepfake video developed by French charity Solidarité Sida features US President Donald Trump saying ''AIDS is over''. But should fake news be used in this way?
Facebook has pledged to curb anti-vaccine misinformation but does the social network's new policy go far enough? Alex Morgan from The Cube has the story.
Twitter suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.
The social media platform was criticised last month for not removing an altered video of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which had been slowed so she appeared to be slurring.
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Jones denies any knowledge of the images, and Infowars describes the emails as a "malware attack attempting to embed" child porn on their servers.
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A Bulgarian website invented a story about a pro-incest MEP that was then shared by thousands of people on Facebook, a fact-checking study has found.
With the European elections around the corner we ask some experts how the EU can fight back against disinformation during the campaign.
Ever wonder why fake news happens and what we can do to stop it undermining the truth? YouTube creator Fonseca goes in search of the answers.
Trump called the annual Washington event "negative" and "boring" and promised to hold a "very positive" rally instead.
The platform claimed it risked violating France's fake news law, which was introduced in December last year and aims to combat the "manipulation of information".
French police are calling for rabbits to join their ranks, Google discovered a way to talk to tulips: Here's a roundup of some of the best pranks.
Rumours started circulating online accusing members of the Roma community of trying to abduct children, sparking unfounded revenge attacks.
Some fake accounts tied to Russia have been deleted for spreading content on Ukrainian politics ahead of the March 31st Presidential election.
Facebook is partnering with German news agency DPA as part of a large-scale effort to fight fake news through fact-checking ahead of the European Parliament election in May
Who's to blame for fake news? Whether you read stories, write stories or appear in stories you might want to start by looking in the mirror.
EU commissioners unveiled a report on how far Google, Facebook, Twitter and Mozilla had come in complying with the bloc's Code of Practice on Disinformation.
With the EU elections scheduled to take place in May, large tech companies have been warned to be aware of fake news. The EU's commissioner for security warned of the impact fake news could have on election proceedings.
Facebook has announced a series of measures it will take in May's European Parliament elections to ensure the vote is free from interference.