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Twitter prototyping fake news flagging tool - Normangee Star;

Twitter prototyping fake news flagging tool - Normangee Star

Normangee StarTwitter prototyping fake news flagging toolNormangee StarIt might be a “tiny tab” included in the drop-down menu that's next to all tweets, and it also might never be released. According to a Twitter Audit, it was found that 59 percent of the President's followers are fake accounts or bots. Twitter ...and more »

Twitter may add feature that will allow users flag 'fake news': report - Deccan Chronicle;

Twitter may add feature that will allow users flag 'fake news': report - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleTwitter may add feature that will allow users flag 'fake news': reportDeccan ChronicleTwitter is considering adding a feature that would let users flag false or misleading information posted on its platform. According to people familiar with the project, the feature could look like a tiny bar that will appear in a drop-down menu ...and more »

Twitter testing feature to report fake news, offensive content - Financial Express;

Twitter testing feature to report fake news, offensive content - Financial Express

Financial ExpressTwitter testing feature to report fake news, offensive contentFinancial ExpressIn the ongoing battle against rampant abuse on its platform, microblogging site Twitter is working to add a new feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, the media reported. By: IANS | San Francisco ...and more »

Increasing number of Twitter bots that spread fake news rapidly becoming a problem - Malaysia Sun (press release);

Increasing number of Twitter bots that spread fake news rapidly becoming a problem - Malaysia Sun (press release)

Malaysia Sun (press release)Increasing number of Twitter bots that spread fake news rapidly becoming a problemMalaysia Sun (press release)CALIFORNIA, U.S. - With the number of Twitter bots increasing, leading to the possibility of the efficient spread of fake news - Twitter is reportedly considering a tool that helps report fake news better. Reports noted that Twitter is testing a tool ...and more »

Twitter May Add A Fake News Button - Social Barrel (blog)

Twitter May Add A Fake News ButtonSocial Barrel (blog)Twitter is seriously fighting false news. According to a report, the social networking site is experimenting with a button that allows users to flag false information and prevent it from going viral. In a blog post, Twitter suggested that it's taking ...and more »

Twitter Might Roll Out A Button To Flag 'Fake News' - Techvicity (blog);

Twitter Might Roll Out A Button To Flag 'Fake News' - Techvicity (blog)

Techvicity (blog)Twitter Might Roll Out A Button To Flag 'Fake News'Techvicity (blog)Online news and social networking service Twitter is reportedly working on bringing a ground-breaking feature to curb harmful, inaccurate, misleading and fake news. The micro-blogging site is prototyping an innovative feature that would allow its users ...and more »

Twitter experimenting with a feature to weed out fake news. - Blasting News;

Twitter experimenting with a feature to weed out fake news. - Blasting News

Blasting NewsTwitter experimenting with a feature to weed out fake news.Blasting NewsThe new feature will allow users to report fake news as and when they encounter it. Writer At Large. Expert in News. W. A. Large. Follow Following. Curated by Jessica Jennings. Published on: 30 June 2017 30 June 2017. Published on. 30/06/2017. Twitter ...and more »

Twitter testing new system to report fake and misleading news with a single tap - Daily Mail;

Twitter testing new system to report fake and misleading news with a single tap - Daily Mail

Daily MailTwitter testing new system to report fake and misleading news with a single tapDaily MailTwitter is working on a new feature that will allow users to flag tweets that they think contain false or misleading information. According to the Washington Post, the feature is still being tested at the prototype phase and if it is released, could be ...and more »

Twitter Potentially Adding A Button To Report “Fake News” - Scribblrs;

Twitter Potentially Adding A Button To Report “Fake News” - Scribblrs

ScribblrsTwitter Potentially Adding A Button To Report “Fake News”ScribblrsIt seems like Twitter may be following Facebook's lead when it comes to fake news. According to reports, the social media site is working on a new tool to help fight the spread of misleading, harmful, or downright fake news. The feature would let users ...and more »

Facebook Completes Successful Drone Test - MediaPost Communications

Facebook Completes Successful Drone TestMediaPost CommunicationsFacebook has successfully completed a second test of an unmanned aircraft, the social giant announced on Thursday. At some point, the massive drones are expected to provide Web access to people in remote regions of the world. “Unlike in the first test, ...and more »

Twitter might be working on a way for users to report fake news - A.V. Club;

Twitter might be working on a way for users to report fake news - A.V. Club

A.V. ClubTwitter might be working on a way for users to report fake newsA.V. ClubAlternative facts and the dread “fake news” aren't limited to Facebook, as anyone who's ever used Twitter can tell you. It's just as easy/likely to share tweets that are rife with inaccuracies (despite being only 140 characters long)—even the ...and more »

Germany Threatens Social Networks With Millions In Fines - MediaPost Communications

Germany Threatens Social Networks With Millions In FinesMediaPost CommunicationsGermany is threatening social media companies operating within its borders with upwards of $57 million in fines. Targeting illegal, racist and slanderous comments, “The law reinforces Germany's position as one of the most aggressive countries in the ...and more »

Twitter Denies It Is Developing Feature for Users to Flag 'Fake' or 'Harmful' News - Breitbart News;

Twitter Denies It Is Developing Feature for Users to Flag 'Fake' or 'Harmful' News - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsTwitter Denies It Is Developing Feature for Users to Flag 'Fake' or 'Harmful' NewsBreitbart NewsThe Washington Post claims Twitter is prototyping a feature that would allow users to report “fake news” and “harmful information.” “The feature, which is still in a prototype phase and may never be released, is part of the company's uphill battle ...and more »

Twitter may add a 'fake news' button, open fresh circle of hell - Metro US;

Twitter may add a 'fake news' button, open fresh circle of hell - Metro US

Metro USTwitter may add a 'fake news' button, open fresh circle of hellMetro USLike Twitter itself, this may sound like a good idea at first. But there are some complications. By. Michael Martin. Published : June 30, 2017 | Updated : June 30, 2017. Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn · Reddit · StumbleUpon · Email. More. Share this ...and more »

The Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Rally Is Just Getting Started - Investorplace.com;

The Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Rally Is Just Getting Started - Investorplace.com

Investorplace.comThe Twitter Inc (TWTR) Stock Rally Is Just Getting StartedInvestorplace.comThere has been little love for the little blue bird that is Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). TWTR stock may be up 6% through June 21-30, but make no mistake, this stock has been nearly all misery. Shares are down 30% from the $26 IPO price and are down more ...and more »

Twitter is reportedly looking into letting users flag 'fake news' - MobileSyrup;

Twitter is reportedly looking into letting users flag 'fake news' - MobileSyrup

MobileSyrupTwitter is reportedly looking into letting users flag 'fake news'MobileSyrupTwitter is said to be exploring a feature that would allow users to flag tweets that contain “misleading, false or harmful information.” According to The Wall Street Journal, it could appear as “a tiny tab appearing in a drop-down menu alongside tweets ...and more »

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Exploring Fake News Flagging Button - Investorplace.com;

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Exploring Fake News Flagging Button - Investorplace.com

Investorplace.comTwitter Inc (TWTR) Exploring Fake News Flagging ButtonInvestorplace.comTwitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is experimenting with a new feature to cut down on fake news. Twitter Inc (TWTR) Exploring Fake News Flagging Button. Source: Andreas Eldh via Flickr. Two unnamed sources claim that Twitter Inc is developing a fake news button.and more »

Twitter May Make It Easier to Weed Out Fake News - Android Headlines;

Twitter May Make It Easier to Weed Out Fake News - Android Headlines

Android HeadlinesTwitter May Make It Easier to Weed Out Fake NewsAndroid HeadlinesTwitter apparently is working on a feature that will make it easier for users to flag fake news or offensive content. However, those familiar with the company's plans have stated that the feature may never actually launch. It's currently being tested ...and more »

Twitter Users Officially Hate the Idea of a “Fake-News” Button - Vanity Fair;

Twitter Users Officially Hate the Idea of a “Fake-News” Button - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairTwitter Users Officially Hate the Idea of a “Fake-News” ButtonVanity FairThough Facebook is often singled out, in the wake of the 2016 election, as a hotbed of misinformation, misleading news stories, and outright hoaxes, Twitter has its own “fake-news” problem. Users can buy bot accounts for just a few hundred dollars ...and more »

Twitter Will Face Big Hurdles In Effort To Fight Fake News - Forbes;

Twitter Will Face Big Hurdles In Effort To Fight Fake News - Forbes

ForbesTwitter Will Face Big Hurdles In Effort To Fight Fake NewsForbesTwitter is considering introducing a tab to flag news according to the Washington Post. Two sources speaking with the paper anonymously revealed that the social network is planning new features to combat the spreading of deliberately inaccurate ...and more »