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Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook announced it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network.

22 hours ago

Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website
Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website

MANILA - Philippine journalists took to the streets Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom.

1 day ago

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By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 19 Jan 2018

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

WASHINGTON - Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard on Wednesday.

19 Jan 2018

Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news
Facebook agrees to widen probe of Brexit vote fake news

LONDON - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news around the vote, after the social media platform's initial efforts drew criticism.

19 Jan 2018

Indian Spice consolidates its growth
Indian Spice consolidates its growth

Twenty Seventeen bows out, capping the most successful year yet for Indian community website Indian Spice. The publication (indianspice.co.za) has gone from niche publication to mainstream news site, breaking news of interest to the southern African Indian community and international Indian Diaspora network.

Issued by ACME Digital 17 Jan 2018