[SAN FRANCISCO] Google said on Monday it was adding fact-check labels to images as part of its efforts to stem visually misleading information.

[HONG KONG] Twitter on Friday said it had removed tens of thousands of "state linked" accounts used by China, Russia and Turkey to push their own propaganda, sow misinformation or attack critics...

[BRUSSELS] Chinese video app TikTok's new chief executive Kevin Mayer has told EU digital chief Thierry Breton he intends to play an active role fighting disinformation, an EU official said on...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims on Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to...

[PARIS] With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

[SAN FRANCISCO] YouTube on Tuesday began adding fact-check panels to search results in the US for videos on hot-topic claims shown to be bogus.

[WASHINGTON] Facebook said on Wednesday it would include the location of postings from some "high-reach" accounts in a stepped-up effort to boost transparency and curb state-sponsored election...

[LONDON] Facebook said Thursday it would start sending tailor-made warnings to users highlighting facts about the coronavirus pandemic, after the world's leading social media platform was accused...

[SAN FRANCISCO] WhatsApp on Tuesday placed new limits on message forwarding as part of an effort to curb the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.

EDITORIAL

THE global economy has come to a virtual standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, this has not deterred cyber-criminals and fake news peddlers from trying to take advantage of peoples...