Social

26 February 2021

Facebook: Seniors Beware

Facebook is a great way for grandparents to keep in touch with loved ones, but it also has been cited for privacy violations,

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Social

29 April 2020

Social Media: Misinformation Station

We’ve all shared a link—only to find out its contents were outdated or not factually accurate. It happens. Finding credible content online can be challenging. We are aware that many…

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Technology

10 April 2019

Whose News is Fake News?

Should governments decide what counts as news? In April, the government of Singapore proposed their version of an anti-fake news law called the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill. Singapore has…

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Social

21 February 2019

Are social media users to blame for the spread of fake news?

Perhaps social networks should blame themselves. In July 2018,  WhatsApp removed the quick forward button and restricted the forwarding of messages on their platform in an attempt to stop the spread…

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Social

20 February 2019

What is Facebook afraid of?

How serious is Facebook about fake news? According to the BBC, Facebook has removed over 500 pages and accounts involved with peddling fake news that they say is linked to…

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