Google to curb fake news with ‘fact-checking labels’

In its ongoing bid to combat fake news, Google follows Facebook in announcing new technology to help curb spread of misinformation. According to Guardian, Google...

Mozilla, facebook, others to promote news literacy with $14m

Facebook and Mozilla are among the companies and organizations launching a $14 million fund to promote news literacy and increase trust in journalism. The nonprofit,...

UK minister frowns at ‘encryption on social services’

Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages, British...

Chinese blocked from accessing Pinterest

China has blocked one of the few Western social media sites that had remained accessible to its population: Pinterest. The site has followed the example...

Microsoft is shutting the social network you have little or no...

So.cl, the little-known and probably much-forgotten social network project from Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs division, is closing down. The service was launched in late 2011...

Facebook to begin tag ‘fake stories’ as ‘disputed’: Report

Social media giant Facebook has launched its much hyped "fake news" crackdown initiative in the US, tagging as "disputed" the stories that are deemed...

Steps on how to delete your facebook account

Let say you've finally decided to quit Facebook, you can delete your Facebook account permanently. However, it's important to remember that a deleted account...

Google modifies ‘Messenger’ app on Play Store

Soon, Android users won't be able to find Messenger, Google's text messaging app on the Play Store. That's because the search giant has now...

Santa Claus is back on Facebook after proving his identity

Santa Claus' Facebook account has been reinstated after the social media company suspended his access and demanded proof of identity on Christmas Day. Claus, a...

Facebook implement tool to detect fake news: report

Facebook had a tool to weed out fake news circulating on the social network this year but declined to deploy it for fear of...

Sale or no sale, changes could come to Twitter users

Sale or no sale, Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people...

Facebook now lets you buy food, movie tickets on site

Facebook will now allow Americans to order a meal, buy movie tickets or make an appointment at the hairdresser without having to leave the...

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