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Facebook Chairman and CEO Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington

Satirical websites are testing Facebook’s policy on not being the ‘arbiter of truth’ by running false headlines claiming Mark Zucker...

A new executive order signed by President Trump has once again called into question the handling of misinformation on social media.

Trump threatens to shut down social-media platforms after Twitter put a fact-check warning on his false tweets

"We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen," President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday.
People protest against excessive quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan on April 15, 2020.

Facebook is removing promotions for anti-quarantine protests that violate stay-home orders in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that the platform is classifying anti-quarantine protests as "harmful misinformation."
Donald Trump, Jr. in 2019.

Instagram hid a photo Donald Trump Jr. posted because it contained ‘partly false information’

Trump Jr.'s Instagram post references a purported tweet from Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer that was entirely fabricated.

Trump calls Washington Gov. Inslee a ‘nasty person’ and says he makes Pence call him

Trump said he hasn't stopped Pence from helping Inslee. "Did I ever ask you to do anything negative, Mike, to ... the state of Washington?"
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook was wrongly blocking news articles about the coronavirus pandemic for a full day — here’s why it took so long to fix such a major...

As Facebook users posted legitimate coronavirus news stories, the service was marking them as spam. Here's why it took so long to fix the issue.
An Instagram sticker encourages users to stay home amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Instagram is targeting fake coronavirus news and finally taking disinformation and hoaxes seriously

Instagram is going after misinformation related to coronavirus, and promoting reputable sources like the World Health Organization instead.

Twitter looks at flagging misinformation with bright red and orange badges

Twitter is mulling a range of new methods for fighting fake news, including colored labels.

Parliament: Use of fake news law against opposition politicians is ‘the consequence of their actions’, says Iswaran

Singapore's fake news law has been invoked 4 times since it came into effect on October 2 2019, out of which 3 cases involved opposition parties or their members.

Trump’s very real impeachment is based on his own false beliefs — and it represents a suicidal step-change in conservative thinking

Previously right-wing provocateurs pushed conspiracies as a propaganda tactic, but President Trump seems increasingly convinced that they are true.