Duped by Photoshop: People are Bad at spotting fake photos

Recently, a fake photo of a baby girl with a sparkly piercing in a dimple on her cheek went viral and incited outrage from many who assumed the photo was real.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/duped-by-photoshop-people-are-bad-at-spotting-fake-photos.html

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A selfie turned into 'fake news' on Facebook, says lawsuit

The concept of “fake news” has infused itself into the regular news cycle, and now a well-known Syrian refugee says he’s embroiled in it—and he’s suing Facebook as a result, the Guardian reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/16/selfie-turned-into-fake-news-on-facebook-says-lawsuit.html

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Fact-Checking Social Content


There’s an argument that it’s not Facebook’s job to fact-check the growing flood of fake news coming at us through its portal. After all, Facebook is just a set of pipes delivering something and is not responsible for the content. Nebulous others have that responsibility. However, Facebook is in the business of delivering content to a wide variety of people for a multitude of reasons. Businesses have an expectation that Facebook will deliver to them readers with a potential for making purchases or otherwise engaging with brands.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84123.html?rss=1

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Facebook's 'fake news' highlights need for social media revamp, experts say

Facebook’s struggles with ‘fake news’ underscore the urgent need for a new social media legal framework, experts warn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/facebooks-fake-news-highlights-need-for-social-media-revamp-experts-say.html

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Teen Delivers Fake Deportation Notices to Classmates

A California high school student was seen handing out fake deportation notices to students of varying ethnicities a day after Donald Trump’s election win.

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False bomb threat at Apple's Ireland facilities leads to evacuation of 4,800 staff

Article Image A fake bomb threat was issued for Apple’s operations in Ireland on Monday, causing officials to evacuate 4,800 employees before giving the all-clear.

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Police shut down Chinese factory that produced $19M worth of fake iPhones

A major iPhone counterfeiting factory, which produced so many fake Apple devices that some even made their way to the U.S., has been shut down by Beijing police and led to nine arrests.

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There are secret cell towers in London that fool phones into giving up private call data

In a report published by Sky News, evidence is shown that fake cell towers are being used in London, which have the ability to eavesdrop on calls and collect additional communications data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/10/there-are-secret-cell-towers-in-london-that-fool-phones-into-giving-up-private/

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Jobs' biographer says Apple-Beats deal could be future of Apple television

Speaking with Dan Lyons of “Fake Steve Jobs” blog fame, late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson said he thinks the alleged tie up with Beats Electronics could be more about content — and Jimmy Iovine — than software and hardware.



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