YouTube users are running into fake and dangerous videos, study finds

New data from Pew Research Center highlights both the highs and lows of YouTube. The study — which was based on a survey of 4,594 adults in the US conducted earlier this year — found that people of all ages use YouTube for just about everything. It’s especially a popular choice for figuring out how […]

Recommended Reading: Access Journalism, Mid-Term Voting, and the Tale of the Fake Saudi Prince

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, some pressing concerns ahead of Tuesday’s elections, along with a jaw-dropping story of con artistry, and a deep dive into the many video iterations […]

Neighbours spoilers: Toadie Rebecchi in DANGER from mystery character in Fake Dee drama

Ever since Andrea Somers (played by Madeleine West) first appeared on Neighbours, she has played Toadie (Ryan Maloney) for a fool, making him believe she was his dead wife Dee Bliss (Madeleine West). However, Toadie had been getting his life back on track with wife Sonya Rebecchi (Eve Morey) after he fathered a child, Hugo, […]

100K Africans Die From Fake Meds Each Year. Can She Save Them?

Vivian Nwakah was told she wouldn’t survive in Nigeria, and she started to believe it. While her glistening dark skin makes her look just like most others in the capital city of Lagos, her American accent means she’s not like everyone else; and all of her friends who arrived around the same time as she […]

EgyptAir’s Fake Drew Barrymore Interview Will Be Investigated by HFPA

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MIT CSAIL’s AI can detect fake news and political bias

Fake news continues to rear its ugly head. In March of this year, half of the U.S. population reported seeing deliberately misleading articles on news websites. A majority of respondents to a recent Edelman survey, meanwhile, said that they couldn’t judge the veracity of media reports. And given that fake news has been shown to […]

Indonesia launching public ‘fake news’ briefings to fight hoaxes

The Indonesian government has stepped up its fight against ‘fake news’ in the lead up to next year’s presidential election by launching weekly briefings aimed at informing citizens of false reports. “Every week we will announce hoax news,” Communications Minister Rudiantara told CNN Indonesia. “The ministry will not just stamp a story as hoax, but […]