Facebook to provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees

WASHINGTON — Facebook said Thursday that it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 ads linked to a shadowy Russian company, for House and Senate committees’ investigations of Kremlin interference in the 2016 election. The move is an about-face for Facebook, which earlier this month said it had given the ads and other…

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Meet Hamilton 68 Designed to Detect Fake News and Russian Bots on Social Media

Listen to how fake news being spread online is being detected with a new tool called Hamilton 68, named after Alexander Hamilton and The Federalist Papers 68.

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Video:Alex Jones retracts #pizzagate allegations and apologizes

On March 24, 2017 conspiracist and Trump supporter Alex Jones retracted his reporting on the “pizzagate” human trafficking and child sex conspiracy being spread online by numerous pro Trump, alt right websites.

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Here’s how fake news becomes Donald Trump’s reality: Russian lawyer edition

Trump likes to say that anything against him is fake news, especially if it comes from unnamed sources. But when Trump “hears” something via Twitter or his supporters create a conspiracy suddenly it’s factual and the mainstream media won’t report the truth because it’s all “fake news” and a conspiracy against Trump by the liberal media and Democrats. Despite Loretta Lynch denying any involvement in issuing visas and having no authority over entry to the United States at airports.

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