“First and foremost — clinics are still open.”
Never Again Canada, which has nearly 235,000 followers, spreads misleading content and uses a URL-masking technique to deceive its audience.
Extremists often hijack online discussions among vulnerable communities to sow division and spread disinformation.
The hoax — which said Schiff had agreed to “financially sponsor” a bill recognizing the Armenian genocide — was picked up by several outlets, including Radio Free Europe.
Social media will remain blocked while security forces investigate the bombings.
Six of the blasts simultaneously targeted churches and five-star hotels.
We're fighting misinformation on YouTube and beyond.
Fake accounts, false headlines, and joke screenshots are already spreading.
This is how disinformation spread from fringe message boards and social media to far-right websites and cable news.
Online conspiracists are baselessly trying to blame the fire on their political opponents.
Never Again Canada’s creator says the page has "spiralled out of [his] hands.”
“Individuals and organizations who spread hate, attack, or call for the exclusion of others on the basis of who they are have no place our services,” a Facebook spokesperson said.
China, Russia, and other countries are running influence and espionage operations in Canada, according to the committee.
Self-regulation is not “yielding the results” Canadians expect, said the Liberal democratic institutions minister, adding that Canada is “actively” talking with other countries around regulation.
“Individuals and organizations who spread hate, attack, or call for the exclusion of others on the basis of who they are have no place on Facebook,” a Facebook spokesperson said.
Canadian Political Parties Have Already Been Targeted By Foreign Hacking Ahead Of The Fall Elections
An electronic spy agency says political parties and operatives have already been targeted by foreign hacking campaigns in a report on threats to the 2019 Canadian election.
This week we have stories about wind turbines, Nipsey Hussle, and a giant dog.
There will soon be more people ages 65 and up in the US than in any other demographic, and it will stay that way for decades.
Trump Keeps Saying Wind Turbines Cause Cancer (They Don’t) And Can Stop You From Watching TV (They Won’t)
The fake “wind turbine syndrome” has long been pushed by online conspiracy theorists who blame the technology for all kinds of illnesses. In at least one case, the spread of the myth was connected to an oil company in Australia.
The hoaxes about the rapper are getting tens of thousands of shares online, once again filling an information vacuum after an act of violence.