[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.

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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...

[WASHINGTON] China has retreated from spreading conspiracy theories online in the developing world alleging US involvement in the coronavirus pandemic after finding limited traction, a US official...

[HONG KONG] From being duped into taking poisonous "cures", to watching businesses crumble and avoiding life-saving medication, people are suffering devastating real-world impacts of a deluge of...

AS THE new coronavirus spreads globally, the online battle to keep misinformation about the disease is also stepping up.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Twitter unveiled a plan on Tuesday to curb the spread of manipulated content including "deepfake" videos as part of a move to fight misinformation which could result in violence or...

[WASHINGTON] Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday proposed civil and criminal penalties for those who knowingly spread false information about when and how to vote in US...