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#Misinformation

# misinformation - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters

Feb 4th 2020, 7:14 AM 5,736 Views 17 Comments

The move comes amid growing concern about so-called “deepfake” videos altered by using artificial intelligence.

# misinformation - Friday 31 January, 2020

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections
# US Elections 2020
# US Elections 2020

Twitter and Pinterest step up efforts to tackle voter misinformation in US elections

Jan 31st 2020, 8:18 AM 4,789 Views 9 Comments

Twitter unveiled a new tool that will make it easier for American users to report tweets containing misleading information.

# misinformation - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:50 PM 22,297 Views 24 Comments

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

# misinformation - Thursday 28 November, 2019

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

TheJournal.ie's toolkit for spotting false news

Nov 28th 2019, 3:07 PM 17,936 Views 4 Comments

Here are some simple practical tools anyone can use to identify misinformation.

# misinformation - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Wealthier countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds
# Complacency Effect
# Complacency Effect

Wealthier countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds

Jun 19th 2019, 8:04 AM 9,043 Views 41 Comments

91% of Irish people agreed that vaccines are important for children to have.

# misinformation - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

13-month-old admitted to intensive care after parents influenced by anti-vaccine material online

Jun 5th 2019, 12:46 PM 204,568 Views 152 Comments

The boy was admitted to University Hospital Galway.

# misinformation - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use
# Harmful
# Harmful

Doctors want cannabis risks highlighted, but campaigners says debate is conflating medicinal and recreational use

May 20th 2019, 8:40 AM 23,268 Views 151 Comments

Medical experts said the government was ‘sleepwalking’ its way into supporting cannabis use in Ireland.

# misinformation - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Twitter and Facebook ban hundreds of accounts in crackdown on Iran, Russia misinformation

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:49 AM 7,461 Views 41 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg called the deception campaigns “sophisticated and well-funded efforts that aren’t going to stop”.

# misinformation - Monday 8 May, 2017

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news
# Political Pressure
# Political Pressure

Facebook publishes ads in newspapers warning people about fake news

May 8th 2017, 7:34 AM 15,660 Views 38 Comments

Misinformation spread via the social network is thought to have influenced the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote.

# misinformation - Friday 29 July, 2011

Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley?
# Misinformation
From The42
# Misinformation

Tiger's back, with a new caddy! But where does all this leave Foley?

Jul 29th 2011, 11:39 AM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

Tiger Woods announced last night that he’ll be making his return to competitive golf. It’s a move that may mark yet more changes to his entourage.