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University of Michigan Fights Fake News with New Class

Feb 18, 2017 AM EST The University of Michigan library has come up with a new class to help students become more critical in evaluating fake news.

Fake News: How it Affects Students Like You

Jan 31, 2017 PM EST While the spread of fake news around social media is a real problem, here is how it actually affects college students like you.

Stanford And New York University Study Proves Fake News Did Not Help Trump Win

Jan 31, 2017 PM EST Fake news did get a lot of attention during the 2016 US presidential election but it did not help Donald Trump win.

Anti-Fake News Tool: A Psychological Vaccine That Can Immunize The Public, According To Study

Jan 27, 2017 AM EST According to university studies, a psychological vaccine can help immunize people from fake news.

Fake News : A Cause Of Concern For Vatican And The World Economic Forum

Jan 27, 2017 AM EST The Vatican and the World Economic Forum are among the institutions that expressed alarm over the proliferation of fake news.

Google Joins Facebook On War Against Fake News, But Declined To Provide Listing of Banned Sites

Jan 26, 2017 AM EST Google Banned 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network — Including Some Fake News Sites.

Fake News: How Universities Educate the Public About Credible Journalism

Jan 25, 2017 AM EST Universities are taking certain steps to educate the students, as well as the public about fake news.

Anti-Fake News Tool: UK University Researchers May Have Found Solution

Jan 24, 2017 AM EST A Cambridge University study has found a psychological tool against fake news.

New Research Says Social Media Can Make People Narrow-minded

Jan 23, 2017 AM EST A new research says that Facebook can make people narrow-minded because it encourages their confirmation bias.

Fake News Now Identified With The Help Of Our Teachers

Jan 10, 2017 AM EST With fake news proliferating, teachers can arm their students to spot fake news and question any information through critical thinking

Fighting Fake News With The Help Of AI

Jan 04, 2017 AM EST Engineers, researchers, and even hackers are converging to create an algorithm that will detect fake news

Indiana University Researchers Develop New Fake News Awareness Tool

Dec 23, 2016 AM EST Researchers at Indiana University were able to develop a new tool that will make people aware of how fake news spreads.

Facebook To Flag Offensive Live Content Using Artificial Intelligence [Video]

Dec 03, 2016 PM EST Facebook commonly relied on users to report offensive content on the social media platform, with the planned development of AI to seek out this content.

Stanford Research: Students Have Trouble Judging the Credibility of Online Information

Dec 01, 2016 AM EST They are often duped by sponsored content and has trouble recognizing political bias in social messages.

Students Ability to Distinguish Fake from Real News ‘Bleak,’ says New Study

Nov 25, 2016 AM EST A new study has found that contrary to how today's youths are seen as "tech savvy," they actually have problems distinguishing real news from fake news on the internet.

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