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One of the most viral photos of the past few days has been a side-by-side comparison of two photos that purports to show how photographers covering the Paris protests are misrepresenting the truth."Paris burns" pic.twitter.com/VpG7nAVdhY— Miko Flohr (@mikofLohr) December 9, 2018Perspective matters … pic.twitter.com/BOk7p4z7Ex— Dovey Wan
An intriguing new study is suggesting that the recent acceleration in fringe extremism and misinformation is due to the mass proliferation of information we all have at our fingertips playing up on our limits for effectively processing information... Continue Reading Extremism and fake news: The dark side of too much information Category: Science Tags: Information Inf
Instagram influence is worth big money these days, and many users have turned to third-party services to gain fake followers and likes. If you’re one such user, here’s some bad news: Instagram is now wiping out the artificial numbers that you may have paid money to get.“Recently, we’ve seen accounts use third-party apps to artificially grow their audience,” Instagram says.
China's state-run news agency, Xinhua, has revealed it will deploy a new digitally generated newsreader to report the news in both Chinese and English languages. The artificial anchor has been designed to reduce news production costs and increase efficiency, however, the use of the technology by a propagandic state-run news agency brings a new definition to the term "fake news.".. Continue
the made-up publications are aimed at exposing citizens to the dangers of fake news, and educating them on how to recognize it. The post the fake newsstand prints false headlines from the internet into real newspapers + magazines appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The result of the public vote to scrap Foster + Partners' partially built airport for Mexico City has not gone down well among local architects, who have described the referendum as an example of the country's "political issues and corruption". Read more
A new study has found patients suffering from cancer-related fatigue displayed significant improvement in their symptoms after the were knowingly given an inert placebo. This new study adds to a compelling growing body of work suggesting "honest" placebos could play a role in certain kinds of clinical treatments... Continue Reading The “honest” placebo: When drugs still work even though pa
A team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Qatar Computing Research Institute has set out to develop a new machine learning system designed to evaluate not individual articles but entire news sources. The system is programmed to classify news sources for general accuracy and political bias... Continue Reading MIT tackles fake news with machine
The cities shown in these images by Austrian photographer Gregor Sailer may look real, but they are actually a mix of fakes and copies. Read more
Not a day goes by without someone throwing the term 'fake news' at some media organization. While misinformation and factually inaccurate reporting is undeniably a major global problem, fake news is quickly morphing into something else entirely, and governments around the world are starting to use the phrase as a way to quash dissenting opinions... Continue Reading Opinion: How fake news i


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