Monday June 1, 2020

Five key takeaways: The BAI report on tackling fake news

The big digital giants have failed to deliver on their promises to fight misinformation on their platforms, the study found

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

28th April, 2020
Facebook signed the EU code of conduct on misinformation but has not done enough to tackle misuse of its social networking platform, a new study has found

Social media companies are still failing to tackle misinformation and misuse of their platforms despite a clear set of guidelines having been issued by the European Commission, a new report has found.

A study for the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) by the Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo) at Dublin City University has highlighted shortcomings in the efforts of Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft to fight fake news.

The four companies are signatories...

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