Cowboy to soy boy: Americans consuming more fake meat & dairy than ever

A new study by the Good Food Institute (GFI), which represents the plant-based foods industry, found that sales of substitutes for animal products have exceeded $ 3.7 billion. While total US retail food sales grew just two percent over the last 12 months, retail sales of plant-based foods grew 17 percent during the same time […]

Bodyguard spoilers: Julia Montague’s fake death plot EXPOSED – Here’s the evidence

Many viewers rushed to social media to claim that Julia (played by Keeley Hawes) could not have been killed. Fans of the BBC drama were certain that she was still alive and it was all part of a bigger plot. However, those working on the show have insisted the Home Secretary has been killed. But […]

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP)

  Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Consumers’ Digital Trust rankings differ across security, […]

‘Fake news’ v ‘alternative facts’? Libertarian presidential hopeful on Facebook censorship

Facebook’s strategy to provide “alternative facts” to combat “fake news” will only result in political censorship that will cater for the interests of the Democratic Party, the Libertarians’ presidential hopeful told RT. The world’s largest social media platform is now focusing its efforts on serving millions of their users with “alternative facts,” Facebook COO Sheryl […]

‘Treason or fake news?’ Trump urges NYT to reveal its White House ‘resistance’ insider

Furious over an article, allegedly penned by a senior official who claims to be a part of the White House resistance working against Trump, the US leader has urged the New York Times to reveal its “phony” anonymous source. “TREASON?” Trump tweeted in response to the piece entitled “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside […]

New 3D ‘human replica’ technology could take worries about fake news to new heights

New technology which will be able to generate real-life replicas of any human being — alive or dead — could take the concept of ‘fake news’ into a whole new realm. Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn has been working on technology that needs nothing more than existing photos and videos to create 3D models of any […]

Facebook: Iran’s been posting hundreds of fake pages since 2011

Enlarge / A car passes by Facebook’s corporate headquarters location in Menlo Park, California, on March 21, 2018. (credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) Yet again, Facebook announced that it removed hundreds of inauthentic pages, groups, and accounts on its platform that were used to “mislead others about who they were and what they were doing.” The Tuesday […]

Huawei was caught using a pro camera to fake smartphone photos (again)

Enlarge / A photo taken with a DSLR is used to demonstrate the smartphone’s AI beauty feature. (credit: Huawei) Huawei might make decent smartphones, but its marketing and advertising campaigns have, multiple times, been struck by controversy. That continues today, as an actor’s social media post revealed that the company faked smartphone photos with a […]