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Facebook’s latest on fake news, misinformation campaigns & user privacy

Shortly after CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the EU Parliament, Facebook shared multiple announcements outlining its safety and security efforts. Amy Gesenhues on May 24, 2018   Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the EU Parliament on Tuesday to address the company’s mishandling of user data, Facebook published three separate announcements covering its current … Continue reading Facebook’s latest on fake news, misinformation campaigns & user privacy

News Media Alliance Tells Google, Facebook to Take Responsibility For Fake News

News Media Alliance Tells Google, Facebook to Take Responsibility For Fake News by Melynda Fuller , April 30, 2018 After some muddled testimony, during which Mark Zuckerburg insisted Facebook is a tech company not a publisher, Facebook’s stock soared — despite some calls to delete the app. In addition to a major user-data scandal, the … Continue reading News Media Alliance Tells Google, Facebook to Take Responsibility For Fake News

Even Positive Fake Reviews Can Improve Paid Search Conversion Rates

Even Positive Fake Reviews Can Improve Paid Search Conversion Rates by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 20, 2018 It looks like bogus online reviews for rehab centers are back. They began appearing on Craigslist sometime in March, promoting part-time jobs for a social-media assistant. Applicants are directed to sign up for positions at seorehabs.com, a site that … Continue reading Even Positive Fake Reviews Can Improve Paid Search Conversion Rates

Google’s And Other April Fool’s Foolery, Fake News

Google’s And Other April Fool’s Foolery, Fake News by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 2, 2018 Where’s Waldo? Hiding in Google Maps, of course. The whimsical favorite character, Waldo, and friends Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, Odlaw and Woof the dog began hiding in Google Maps for a week beginning last Saturday. The game, based on … Continue reading Google’s And Other April Fool’s Foolery, Fake News

Spotting Fake Social Media Profiles Is An Important Skill For Any Business Owner [Infographic]

Brian Wallace — February 9, 2018 Follow @nowsourcing — February 9, 2018 Fake social media profiles can be a serious problem for your business. Have you ever had a bad review on Facebook and wondered where this person had come from or if there had been some sort of vendetta behind it? Oftentimes when there … Continue reading Spotting Fake Social Media Profiles Is An Important Skill For Any Business Owner [Infographic]