Vodafone is taking control of its digital advertising by announcing a new set of rules to ensure its brand does not appear alongside hate speech and fake news.
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While publications here and abroad have canned their comments section, Stuff has decided to continue fighting the trolls. Editor Patrick Crewdson explains why.
Even though fake news has been identified as one of the big villains of 2016, TRA’s Colleen Ryan doesn’t believe we are now going to be immune to its influence.
Late last year, puppy lovers everywhere shed unnecessary tears on account of the supposed death of Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan. This tragic news story was widely circulated via Facebook, until Millan stepped in and released an official statement via his Facebook page that he was still alive and well. This faux news story was by no means an exception, with countless similar celebrity deaths and other outrageous stories being shared through the channel. However, it seems that Facebook wants to bring an end to the falsehood. A report on Wired says that the social media juggernaut will soon release a new feature that enables users to flag hoax articles.