[PARIS] Facebook on Tuesday announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 new African countries in partnership with Agence France-Presse and other media.

SINGAPORE'S fake-news law will come into effect on Wednesday. This was announced in a notice in the Government Gazette on Tuesday.

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Twenty countries, including France, Britain and India, signed an agreement at the UN on Thursday that aims to stop the spread of fake news online.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to battle "deepfakes" by releasing new data to help researchers detect videos manipulated by artificial intelligence.

[WASHINGTON] Twitter said Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda including in places like the United Arab...

[WASHINGTON] Technology firms and academics have joined together to launch a "deepfake challenge" to improve tools to detect videos and other media manipulated by artificial intelligence.

FAKE news and social media posts are such a threat to US security that the Defense Department is launching a project to repel "large-scale, automated disinformation attacks", as the top Republican...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Thursday said it derailed a pair of shady online influence campaigns in the Arabic-speaking world including one linked to the Saudi Arabian government.

[OTTAWA] Eighty-six per cent of internet users have been duped by fake news - most of it spread on Facebook - according to a global survey published Tuesday.

[SAN FRANCISCO] US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday lashed out at Facebook for refusing to block the sharing of a video doctored to make her appear drunk or impaired.