What we’ve learnt about fake news in Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many overestimate their ability to spot fake news, a BBC report has found People’s emotions trump reason when it comes to sharing news, the BBC’s in-depth research project Beyond Fake News has found. The spread of fake news can also undermine legitimate news because it erodes trust. By analysing fake […]

Xinhua News Agency debuts AI anchors in partnership with se…

China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency introduced so-called “composite anchors” on Wednesday, combining the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The new AI anchors, launched by Xinhua and Beijing-based search engine operator Sogou during the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, can deliver the news with “the same effect” as human anchors […]

Here’s how to listen to news from visaliatimesdelta.com at …

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Could Google’s Discover turn search into Facebook’s news fe…

Google’s famously sparse homepage is about to get busy, as the company begins the rollout of its new Discover feed. Starting in the US, Google.com’s homepage on Android, and in the Google app for Android and iOS, will see the addition of cards for articles below the search box. It is, in essence, a built-in […]

How fake news impacts marketing and vice versa

NOVEMBER 5, 2018 Updated 1 hour ago Leyland Pitt Leyland Pitt is Professor of Marketing and the Dennis F Culver EMBA Alumni Chair of Business at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada. Show more Futurelearning Brands can be both victims and purveyors, writes Leyland Pitt in the second of three articles by international […]

Will Google’s homepage news feed repeat Facebook’s mistakes…

I woke up this morning to two pieces of news that I couldn’t help but see as two sides of the same coin: Brazil elected a person who very clearly looks like a demagogue who weaponized social media to win, and Google finally placed a news feed on its mobile homepage. These two things are, […]