By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers are set to grill the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday over their companies' role in the proliferation of disinformation and misinformation online.The deadly riot on Jan. 6... Read More.
By FERGAL GALLAGHER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A spike in disinformation about the election process in Georgia has prompted online threats against officials, poll workers and campaign staff that activists fear could lead to real-world violence.The pivotal runoff races in the... Read More.
BY: FERGAL GALLAGHER, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Russian election interference, Iranian emails, falsities trumpeted by government officials and the explosion in popularity of online conspiracy theories have combined into a deluge of misinformation that's left many American voters swimming upstream. Some... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, a branch of the Department of Homeland Security, said on Tuesday that it's rolling out a website designed to debunk disinformation tactics aimed at voters in the buildup... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kim Kardashian West is among the handful of celebrities participating in an Instagram "freeze" Wednesday in protest of hate speech and disinformation on the platform and its parent company, Facebook.The Stop... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security has found that Russia is spreading disinformation regarding former Vice President Joe Biden’s mental health, according to a DHS bulletin obtained by ABC News.ABC News previously reported... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE and MARK OSBORNE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. government intelligence report released on Friday says China is actively interfering in the 2020 election process against President Donald Trump's campaign."We assess that China prefers that President... Read More.