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Fake news stays due to challenges in flagging AI content

Fake news stays due to challenges in flagging AI content

The AI industry still appears to have great difficulty flagging artificially generated content. That's according to a study by Mozilla. Images and text generated by AI are rarely referred to as AI content. This applies both to a label that users can read and to a watermark that is useful for ma... Read more

date3 months ago
Chinese regulator targets AI-generated fake news

Chinese regulator targets AI-generated fake news

China's Internet regulator State Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is bracing for AI-generated fake news. This writes The Register. The CAC recently managed to take 107,000 news accounts and fake presenters offline, it indicates in its press release written in Chinese. It also removed 835... Read more

date1 year ago
EU wants to cut off profits from digital ads around disinformation

EU wants to cut off profits from digital ads around disinformation

European Union officials revealed plans aimed at expanding the code of practice for online disinformation, to prevent digital ad companies from profiting off false information. The officials announced that they were beefing up the three-year-old voluntary code to make it better at fighting misin... Read more

date3 years ago

CEOs from big tech companies to testify about misinformation

CEOs Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jack Dorsey will have to answer to Congress about the explosion of misinformation on their platform. They will also be required to state how they plan to address the problem. The House Energy and Commerce Committee announced the hearing with Facebook, Twi... Read more

date3 years ago
Twitter acquires startup Fabula AI to fight fake news

Twitter acquires startup Fabula AI to fight fake news

Twitter has announced that it will take over Fabula AI, hoping to be able to fight better with fake news. Fabula AI is a startup from London with a deep learning platform that detects disinformation on online platforms. However, Fabula AI has not yet had time to make its platform generally availabl... Read more

date5 years ago
WhatsApp removes 2 million fake news accounts per month

WhatsApp removes 2 million fake news accounts per month

Fake news is and remains a major problem. Tackling this is not always easy and often requires substantial investments. This also applies to various tech companies such as Facebook. It turns out that two million WhatsApp accounts are deleted every month, in violation of fake news. WhatsApp reports th... Read more

date5 years ago
“It only takes bots seconds to spread disinformation.

“It only takes bots seconds to spread disinformation.

According to new research by Indiana University, social media bumps only take a few seconds to spread disinformation, says Ars Technica. The researchers studied tweets for this purpose shortly after the American presidential elections of 2016. Shortly after those elections, President Donald Trump sa... Read more

date5 years ago
Firefox election toolkit protects users from fake news

Firefox election toolkit protects users from fake news

Mozilla has announced an "election bundle". With this bundle, users can protect themselves against misinformation and misleading advertisements in the run-up to the American elections in Novenber. That's what Venturebeat reports. On Monday, Firefox launches a special version of its election browser,... Read more

date6 years ago
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