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Social media spreads political misinformation at light speed.

Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that appears to have been computer-generated began...

Media must challenge all of Trump’s lies

Greg Sargent of The Washington Post says all of us in the media should stop spreading Donald Trump's fake news. Writes Sargent: At a rally on...

Social media fell right into Russian hands

The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian...

Social media & election problems

In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create...

Corker, Trump go to social media war

An enraged President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward “chaos” engaged in an intense and...

Marines struggle from nude scandal

Battered by a nude photo-sharing scandal, the Marine Corps has issued a longer and more detailed social media policy that lays out the professional...

Politics & more for a Social Media Thanksgiving

As Americans feasted on turkey Thursday during the nation's first major post-election holiday, some took to social media to describe the political gloating, loathing...

Trump aides spread hate on social media

Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be American citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents,...

Obama turns to YouTube and more on SOTU

Wired up, and ready to go. President Barack Obama is trying to offset dwindling viewership of the State of the Union by pushing Tuesday's address...

Young adults get their news in their own ways

Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices...