Top Republicans and Democrats, including President Biden, are fighting Facebook and Twitter over the truth. Read Newsweek's live blog as the row escalates.
A TikTok user's attempt to show just how easy it can be to dupe people with misinformation about serious topics has gone viral on the app.
I'm a regular and vociferous critic of the Biden administration and progressive policy more broadly. But that criticism should always be fact-based, and many conservatives, myself among them, recently promoted an attack against Harris that has proven objectively false.
The main state newspaper released a report on its findings about "lies" from the U.S. and other countries on the region.
A Lancaster County, South Carolina, volunteer fire chief resigned over his recent Facebook post that urged police to "stop responding to these black neighborhoods," saying it's better if "they eventually kill each other."
No party or ideology has a monopoly on good ideas, which is why one of my guiding principles in Congress is the idea that representation begins with listening.
George W. Bush rode to re-election two months after the bogus segment about him aired. If Gov. DeSantis goes on to be the Republican nominee in 2024, he should thank 60 Minutes in his victory speech.
The woman said she drank the urine, which contains high concentrations of toxins, for four days after being sent false information via WhatsApp.
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz shared a fake job advertisement from a conservative satire website for "strong," yet also "docile" women in the aftermath of the company's decision to fire 'The Mandalorian' star Gina Carano.
TikTok users are falsely claiming that Helen Keller either did not exist or was not really deaf and blind.
The top scientist's warning comes as the U.S. has logged its most ever coronavirus-related deaths over a seven day period.
Both in Israel and in America, the impact of the Trump era on the news landscape runs deep.
The front-page headline—altered, it turns out—was a "reminder that the media doesn't select the president," wrote Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh in a since-deleted tweet.
"We wake up in the morning, we get punched in the face mainly by these people back here, by the media," Eric Trump said.
The company has also rejected 2.2 million ads that failed to complete the political ads authorization process.
Facebook has issued a rebuttal to The Social Dilemma, which was one of the most watched films on Netflix in September.
The pages contain content that praises the president and promotes far-right, anti-government militias.
The lengthy investigative article also said that the president paid no income taxes in 10 of the previous 15 years.
"I know there is some risk to my style of humor, but who wants Army leaders who are risk averse?" Lieutenant General Theodore D. Martin, deputy commander of the Army Training and Doctrine and Command, told Newsweek.
Attorney Ven Johnson told Newsweek the 'racist' toddler video posted by Trump and his campaign, "was absolutely done to advocate for what I believe to be a racist, despicable message against two little babies."
"I would say about 20 percent isn't—we don't have the enemy of the people all over, fortunately," the president said.
Facebook has launched an information hub containing facts, data and advice about climate change.
"Did @realDonaldTrump have a stroke which he is hiding from the American public?" CNN analyst Joe Lockhart asked on Twitter.
The House resolution praises Tennesseans "for clearly seeing that the mainstream media has sensationalized the reporting on COVID-19 in the service of political agendas."
Doctored footage posted by the president showing a CNN-like chyron reading "terrified todler runs from racist baby" was labeled as "manipulated media" on Twitter. On Facebook, it remains untouched.
NewsGuard's Misinformation Monitor tracks misinformation with exclusive data from five countries. Here's the June 2020 edition.
NewsGuard's Misinformation Monitor tracks misinformation with exclusive data from five countries. Here's the May 2020 edition.
"The maliciously false attacks on our campaign based on old social media posts being attributed to me are Fake News," California congressional candidate Ted Howze said.