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How Apple and Other Tech Giants Are Tackling Fake News in the 2018 Midterms

[2018-06-26 14:19:00]

The 2016 US Presidential Elections shined a bright light on the misinformation spread across the internet can wreak havoc on voters and public discourse. Many tech monoliths that have molded the internet into what it is today have adopted strategies to try and combat the spread of fake news as they head into the 2018 midterm elections. While none of these plans offer a way to rid the web of organized misinformation campaigns entirely, it’s a step towards ensuring users have access to the trustworthy information. Some tech companies have taken a hands-on approach, relying on editors to weed through the sensationalism and find the facts. While others have opted for a more automated process to pile through the endless amount of data being posted online. This is all in hopes of clearing the bogus content from your newsfeed and serving you up quality journalism before you head to the polls. ... How Apple and Other Tech Giants Are Tackling Fake News in the 2018 Midterms

How Apple and Other Tech Giants Are Tackling Fake News in the 2018 Midterms


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