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Facebook Fake News Filter Campaign Launched in France

Facebook Fake News Filter Campaign Launched in France

Following a fake news filter campaign similar to the initiative launched in the United States last year, Facebook is cracking down on fake news reporting in France, ahead of ...

February 6, 2017 at 1:29 pm by

Germany Could Fine Facebook €500,000 for Every Fake News Post

While Facebook wrings its hands over its fake news problem, Germany could force the social network to take real action to prevent lies and propaganda posing as fact from ...

December 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Russia Gearing Up to Increase Scope of its Hacking

Working with Wikileaks over the last year, Russian hackers had a big hand in undermining the Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, with many attributing the election of ...

November 12, 2016 at 1:00 am by

Canadian Immigration Website Crashes as Trump Soars in Election

As results for the US presidential election pours in from the various states, it is likely that Donald Trump is going to win overall and with that in mind, many disgruntled ...

November 9, 2016 at 5:20 am by

Details of 87 Million Voters in Mexico Publicly Displayed on Amazon Server

Mexico hasn’t had the best of luck when it comes to their elections and technology, with a hacker recently claiming to have been responsible for rigging their 2012 ...

April 25, 2016 at 6:20 pm by

Congressman Investigated for Spending Campaign Money on Steam Games

We all love a new game, but it does raise questions when the money you spend on is marked to be used for something else. Congressman Duncan Hunter is being investigated for ...

April 6, 2016 at 10:00 am by
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Hacker Claims He Controlled The Outcome Of Mexico’s Election

We hear stories and watch movies about hackers, from the news that large companies like TalkTalk have their information accessed to hacking lottery terminals, we’ve ...

April 1, 2016 at 10:30 pm by

Pirate Party Leading Opinion Polls in Iceland

Iceland has historically been an anomaly within the Nordic region, leaning politically more to the right than its neighbours Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden – countries ...

June 25, 2015 at 2:28 am by

Post UK Election Map Resembles Simpsons Character

Last night was the night of the United Kingdom General Election; to those outside of UK politics, it is sort of like choosing a president in the USA. This election was to be ...

May 8, 2015 at 12:42 pm by

22 People Vetted Mitt Romney’s Tweets During 2012 Election

We all know how social media has become the go to form of marketing for many organisations, including politics of course. But we also know how this can go completely wrong, ...

December 6, 2014 at 10:41 pm by


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