By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced Monday it will be taking stricter measures to crack down on misinformation about vaccines and said it will be doing more to help users find resources on getting their shot.Kang-Xing Jin,... Read More.
By CATHERINE SANZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Social media posts containing vaccine misinformation not only have increased since the pandemic began, they're more likely to coexist alongside less extreme content, effectively normalizing them and possibly delaying wider acceptance of a... Read More.
By LAUREN KING, MICHELLE STODDART, CATHERINE THORBECKE and MORGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Election Day is finally here.In the weeks leading up to Tuesday, at least 99.6 million early votes were cast. Nationally, voters have cast 72.3% of the... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Ohio authorities indicted two men this week accused of trying to deceive and threaten voters with more than 85,000 misleading robocalls to residents of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Misinformation and conspiracy theories swirling around the 2020 presidential race are reaching an "alarming" number of Latino voters in Florida through Spanish language social media sites, advocacy groups and elected officials said.
BY: CATHERINE SANZ and CATHERINE THORBECKE(WASHINGTON) -- In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, some of the most popular social media platforms have introduced new measures to curb misinformation, increase transparency and try to bolster the integrity of the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Twitter unveiled a slew of updates -- including efforts to slow retweets with misleading information from going viral -- in an attempt to curb the spread of misinformation on the platform ahead of... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Younger people are more likely to believe false claims related to the novel coronavirus than older people, according to a new survey released Tuesday by a team of researchers at Harvard University, Rutgers University, Northeastern... Read More.
By KENDALL KARSON and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The country's war with election misinformation is blurring partisan lines, as state officials from both sides of the aisle are working in conjunction to fend off efforts to suppress votes --... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook is banning all new political advertisements a week before the general election with the hopes of limiting misinformation on its platform, the company announced Thursday."The US elections are just two... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Some individuals connected to the online Russian troll group that attempted to interfere in the 2016 president election on social media are at it again, Facebook announced in a report on Tuesday.The... Read More.