“Is Facebook preparing to open up on fake news?”


“After months of criticism over their refusal to share data on whether efforts to halt the spread of false news are working, Facebook officials told POLITICO they may be ready to slowly open up.

Tessa Lyons, a product manager at Facebook, said the company has invited representatives from the fact-checking groups with whom it has partnered to its Menlo Park, California, headquarters in early February to discuss, in part, what information could finally be shared. Going ahead and doing so would represent a major shift for the social media giant.” MORE

“Trump Distances Himself From His Own Remarks On Russian Election Meddling”


U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

“Melania Trump drops fake cyber bullying campaign she only pretended to care about”


The first lady hasn’t said a word about cyber bullying since her husband took office

“Net Neutrality II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)”


“Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign hacked, officials say”


“Trump Eliminates Obama-Era Rule That Protects Americans’ Internet Privacy”


The move by Trump is a body blow to advocates of internet privacy and a win for internet service providers.

“Democrats step up calls that Russian hack was act of war”


Democratic lawmakers are publicly calling out Russia for engaging in war by meddling in the presidential election.

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