Google said Friday that a YouTube channel known as KenFM was no longer available and that the person operating it would not be allowed to start another.
A study has found an amplification effect from social media users who were particularly worried about the coronavirus.
Here are some of its biggest steps and missteps it's taken in the fight against misinformation since 2016.
The report found that four well known conservative US groups were behind the bulk of the advertising, and received funding from donor-advised trusts.
The FBI said it worked with local authorities to investigate claims that extremists set wildfires and found them to be false.
Facebook and other social media companies are being scrutinized over how they handle misinformation, given issues with President Donald Trump and other candidates posting false information.
Facebook continues to face widespread criticism around how it handles misinformation around elections and other matters.
Carrey opened up about his admiration for West in an episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher" where he spoke about his sem-autobiographical new book.
The Sweden-based clinical neuroscientist and researcher was recognised for her tireless efforts to counter the spread of fake news.
More than 900 companies have joined an advertising boycott of Facebook to protest its handling of hate speech and misinformation.
Last month, Facebook announced it would begin labeling rule-breaking posts — even from politicians — going forward.
The complainant mentioned in the FIR that the former bureaucrat had posted some content, which is inaccurate and insulting to the government.
It is targeted at the layman and the daily updated content is delivered in Hindi as bite-sized audios for those who may not be able to read.
The labels, the company says, will help people 'gauge the reliability and authenticity' of what they see.