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Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation

Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation

Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation Companies have struggled in recent years to reach potential customers while making sure their online ads do not appear close to dubious, salacious or potentially harmful content. AARP, which was mentioned in the NewsGuard report as one of …

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Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War

Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War

Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War KABUL, Afghanistan — After Ahmad Jawad Hijri saw the wounded children in the hospital and learned of the Afghan airstrike that put them there, killing nine others around their age in northern Afghanistan, he never expected that his response would land him …

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Trump Isn’t the Only One Spreading Misinformation on Social Media

Trump Isn't the Only One Spreading Misinformation on Social Media

Trump Isn’t the Only One Spreading Misinformation on Social Media Trump Isn’t the Only One Spreading Misinformation on Social Media This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Facebook and Twitter temporarily locked President Trump’s accounts this week after he inspired the rampage on the Capitol, and they are considering …

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Watch out for this misinformation when Congress meets to certify the election.

Watch out for this misinformation when Congress meets to certify the election.

Watch out for this misinformation when Congress meets to certify the election. Watch out for this misinformation when Congress meets to certify the election. Leer en español As Congress meets on Wednesday to certify Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory in the November election, President Trump and his supporters continue to spread rumors, conspiracy theories and misinformation about the vote. Here …

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Georgia Senate Runoff Targeted by Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’

Georgia Senate Runoff Targeted by Misinformation 'Superspreaders'

Georgia Senate Runoff Targeted by Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Georgia Senate Runoff Targeted by Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ “We’re taking every opportunity to connect people to reliable information about the election,” said Kevin McAlister, a Facebook spokesman. He said the company was also “deploying the teams and technology we used in the general elections to fight voter suppression, misinformation and interference in the Georgia …

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From Voter Fraud to Vaccine Lies: Misinformation Peddlers Shift Gears

From Voter Fraud to Vaccine Lies: Misinformation Peddlers Shift Gears

From Voter Fraud to Vaccine Lies: Misinformation Peddlers Shift Gears From Voter Fraud to Vaccine Lies: Misinformation Peddlers Shift Gears The change has been particularly evident over the last six weeks. Election misinformation peaked on Nov. 4 at 375,000 mentions across cable television, social media, print and online news outlets, according to an analysis by Zignal. By Dec. 3, that …

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Twitter will begin removing vaccine misinformation.

Twitter will begin removing vaccine misinformation.

Twitter will begin removing vaccine misinformation. Twitter will begin removing vaccine misinformation. Twitter said on Wednesday that it would begin removing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines. The planned takedowns, which will begin next week, were announced as misinformation about the vaccines, which are just starting to be distributed in the United States, is increasing. Tweets that claim the vaccines intentionally cause …

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To quash vaccine misinformation, this doctor opts for facts over fighting fiction.

To quash vaccine misinformation, this doctor opts for facts over fighting fiction.

To quash vaccine misinformation, this doctor opts for facts over fighting fiction. To quash vaccine misinformation, this doctor opts for facts over fighting fiction. The coronavirus vaccinations are starting. Now Americans need to be persuaded to trust and accept them. There are two basic tactics we’ve seen from science and health professionals in talking to the public about the coronavirus …

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Swift backlash for Brazil students targeting misinformation AP Family Mother Brazil Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil Crackdown on Criticism

Swift backlash for Brazil students targeting misinformation AP Family Mother Brazil Jair Bolsonaro Swift backlash for Brazil students targeting misinformation AP Family Mother Brazil Jair Bolsonaro Before dawn on Dec. 1, Leonardo de Carvalho Leal prepared to leave his family behind in the Brazilian city of Ponta Grossa, in Parana state. His mother overwhelmed him with goodbyes and gifted him …

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Jimmy Kimmel removes ‘all the misinformation’ from Trump’s speech in late-night skit

Jimmy Kimmel dedicated a skit to Donald Trump’s recent address on his show Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Kimmel removes ‘all the misinformation’ from Trump’s speech in late-night skit Jimmy Kimmel removes ‘all the misinformation’ from Trump’s speech in late-night skit The late-night host unveiled the new clip on Thursday’s episode of his late-night show. Trump shared the video on his Facebook account the previous day. Watch more “Our dear misleader – you have to admit, he …

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