Twitter has detailed its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of fake news related to the U.S. presidential elections. The company will also be reverting some product changes that had a negative impact.
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Facebook has shared some stats regarding user engagement in the U.S. prior to the elections. Following the race being called, heart reacts increased while angry reacts remained at usual levels.
In a blog post, Microsoft President Brad Smith has congratulated the President- and Vice-President-Elect, and emphasized the importance of building bridges to close the divide between people.
Twitter has disclosed additional measures it will be taking to prevent the spread of misinformation on its platform during the U.S. presidential election, including labels for misleading tweets.
Facebook has confirmed that it has stopped recommendations of groups that focus on political and social issues. The latest change is temporary as the U.S. presidential elections inch closer.
Google is following in the footsteps of Facebook in banning political ads after the 2020 U.S. elections close on September 3. The company says this is to prevent confusion ahead of official results.
YouTube will show users in the U.S. more information on how to vote and how to register to vote so that the maximum number of people can vote in November. Content is available in English and Spanish.
Facebook confirmed today that it will also reject ads that will claim victory for any political camp immediately after the U.S. elections on November 3, contrary to previous reports.
Twitter is taking additional measures intended to increase the security of high-profile accounts belonging to political individuals and parties as the 2020 U.S. elections draw near.
Facebook is helping state election authorities recruit poll station workers through a new feature in the News Feed and free ad credits. The new initiative will be rolled out starting this weekend.
Microsoft has reported increased activity from hacking groups based in Russia, China, and Iran targeting the U.S. presidential elections. Both Biden and Trump campaigns have been attacked.
Twitter stated on Thursday that it would label or remove tweets spreading disinformation aimed at undermining confidence in the U.S. election. The new policy will take effect on September 17.
Facebook has outlined the measures it will take during the U.S. presidential election to ensure that misinformation cannot spread rapidly. With these measures, it hopes to make the election fairer.
Ahead of the U.S. elections scheduled later this year, Facebook has introduced new limitations for publishers that are linked to political entities, including exclusion from the News tab.
Google and YouTube have announced measures to protect the upcoming presidential election in the United States. The measures will seek to help campaigns secure themselves and reach voters.
Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify on issues that have been plaguing Facebook for the past year. There will be two different sittings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read on to learn how to watch them.
Facebook has teamed up with several pro-democracy foundations in order to fund researchers, with access to Facebook datasets, in order to see how social media affects the outcomes of elections.
Sources close to an investigation at Google claim that the search giant has found that Russians abused its ad network in order to push politically sensitive ads to US voters before the 2016 election.