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Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation reveals a network of 125+ Android apps and websites that are part of a massive ad fraud scheme; the apps were installed an estimated 115M+ times   —  Last April, Steven Schoen received an email from someone named Natalie Andrea who said she worked for a company called We Purchase Apps.
Oct 23, 2018, 9:55 PM - In context

Tim Cook calls for a retraction of Bloomberg's Chinese spy chip story: “There is no truth in their story about Apple. They need to do the right thing”   —  “I feel they should retract their story.  There is no truth in their story about Apple.  They need to do the right thing."
Oct 19, 2018, 1:55 PM - In context

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook to set up an election task force in India to help distinguish news from propaganda and prevent election-related abuse ahead of 2019 national elections   —  Facebook is reportedly setting up a task force to prevent bad actors from using its platform to influence major national elections in India in 2019.
Oct 9, 2018, 9:10 PM - In context

Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:
A look at rumors and fake information on WhatsApp in Brazil, where nearly all Internet users have accounts and debunked videos still go viral amid the election   —  SÃO PAULO, Brazil — A rumor circulating across WhatsApp this weekend had a warning for supporters of Brazil's far-right …
Oct 9, 2018, 3:45 PM - In context

Salvador Hernandez / BuzzFeed News:
Minnesota's NBC affiliate fired reporter Jim Bunner after he wore a MAGA hat while covering a Trump rally for the station, citing a policy violation   —  A reporter for an NBC affiliate in Minnesota was fired Friday, one day after he was spotted wearing a “Make America Great Again” …
Oct 5, 2018, 9:00 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Kavanaugh hearings are a boon for hyperpartisan publishers on Facebook, though the most popular links on the subject come from trusted news sources like WaPo   —  “It is certainly the biggest story in politics since the 2016 election,” one publisher told BuzzFeed News
Oct 5, 2018, 9:35 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Singapore legislation, expected to pass next year, will give the government “powers to swiftly disrupt the spread and influence of online falsehoods”   —  Government hearings in Singapore put Facebook under intense scrutiny and have paved the way for a new fake news law in the country.
Oct 2, 2018, 10:05 PM - In context

Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
Infowars host Alex Jones gatecrashed a panel at the Texas Tribune Festival with a bullhorn; livestream on secondary Infowars Twitter account only had 15K views   —  This is a very quick ‘emergency edition’ of the newsletter, live from Austin, Texas, where yesterday morning Alex Jones crashed a panel I was on …
Oct 1, 2018, 8:05 AM - In context

Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
Safari's Siri Suggested Websites feature promotes conspiracy sites, Holocaust deniers, and other misinformation; Apple says it removes them when notified   —  Apple's Safari, one of the internet's most popular web browsers, has been surfacing debunked conspiracies, shock videos …
Sep 26, 2018, 8:15 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook removes 12+ partisan pages used by fake accounts to spam 30M+ fans with links to, founded and still partially owned by Laura Ingraham   —  Facebook has removed over a dozen American hyperpartisan liberal and conservative pages with more than 30 million combined fans …
Sep 25, 2018, 1:45 PM - In context

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