Tag: Disinformation

  • The EU Is Pushing Big Tech to Crackdown on Deepfakes and Disinformation

    The EU Is Pushing Big Tech to Crackdown on Deepfakes and Disinformation

    European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton told Reuters that upcoming regulations on the tech industry would be a “backbone” for enforcing disinformation moderation.Photo: STEPHANE MAHE / POOL / AFP (Getty Images) Big tech companies are getting a kick in the keister to start sorting out the mess of disinformation on their online platforms or […]

  • Political Disinformation Is All Over Kenyan TikTok

    Political Disinformation Is All Over Kenyan TikTok

    It’s more than just dance crazes and food trends. TikTok has become another of social media’s key players in the political landscape worldwide.Image: DANIEL CONSTANTE (Shutterstock) Political disinformation and hate speech is going viral on TikTok in Kenya ahead of a critical national election, according to a new report from the Mozilla Foundation. Featured Videos […]