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Can Facebook clean house before the US election? | The Stream

Facebook is once more in the spotlight as a pressure group urges the social media company to combat misinformation and hate speech on its platform in the run-up to what is being widely called the most consequential US presidential election in decades. The Real Facebook Oversight Board launched on September 30. As Trump bids …

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Trudeau warns against 'internment camp' disinformation

The claim that the federal government is preparing to forcibly intern Canadians is patently false, said a spokesperson for Health Minister Patty Hajdu. A disinformation campaign claiming such has been circulating on social media for weeks. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: …

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Facebook, Twitter under fire for suppressing Hunter Biden story

Tech reporter Kara Swisher says social media companies were under pressure to deal with misinformation, but their latest attempt has backfired. To read more: »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find CBC News on …

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Trump pushed ‘unmasking’ conspiracy theory for years

For years, President Trump pushed a conspiracy theory that Obama-era officials “spied” on his 2016 campaign. On Oct. 13, The Post reported the Justice Department found no criminal wrongdoing. Read more: Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: Follow us: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:

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