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Massive Facebook study on users’ doubt in vaccines finds a small group appears to play a big role in pushing the skepticism

Facebook is conducting a vast behind-the-scenes study of doubts expressed by U.S. users about vaccines, a major project that attempts to probe and teach software to identify the medical attitudes of millions of Americans, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. The research is a large-scale attempt to understand the spread of ideas that […]

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Facebook takes down a widespread network of pages tied to Stephen Bannon for pushing misinformation

Facebook took down a widespread network of pages tied to President Trump’s former chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon for pushing misinformation about voter fraud and delegitimizing election results. Bannon’s page also incurred penalties, including not being allowed to post content, but was not removed from Facebook. The seven pages, which had a total of over […]