• Inside Facebook's 'war room' is a battle for public trust

    30 days ago - By Engadget

    The internet has a misinformation problem. Symptoms include fake news, election interference, hate speech, trolling - it goes by many names. It's become increasingly clear over the past few years that social media platforms should bear some responsi...
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  • Inside Facebook's election 'war room' and its battle to take down fake news

    Inside Facebook's election 'war room' and its battle to take down fake news

    30 days ago - By Telegraph


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  • Facebook enlists 'war room' to combat fake election news - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Social network still has a lot to prove.
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  • Inside Facebook's election war room - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Social media's struggle to save democracy.
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  • Go inside Facebook's election war room video - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Facebook opens a strategy center dedicated to fighting election meddling.
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  • Inside Facebook's election war room

    Inside Facebook's election war room

    30 days ago - By The Verge

    Information war, meet the war room. Facebook on Wednesday briefed reporters on its latest efforts to uncover nefarious uses of the platform during election season, offering a tour of the large conference room where dozens of employees are monitoring events around the clock.
    “We know when it comes to an elections, every moment counts,” said Samidh Chakrabarti, head of civic engagement at Facebook, who oversees the war room. “So if there are late-breaking issues we see on the platform, we need to be able to detect and respond to them in real time, as quickly as possible.”
    On one hand, the...
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  • Facebook built an election 'war room' to try and avoid repeating the mistakes of 2016 - here's what it's like inside

    Facebook built an election 'war room' to try and avoid repeating the mistakes of 2016 - here's what it's like inside

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook has built a physical "war room" in its California headquarters to try and avoid repeating the mistakes of the 2016 US presidential election.
    On Wednesday, it opened up the room to journalists, including Business Insider.
    The company has made progress in some areas around securing the integrity of the platform, ahead of the midterm elections - but there are still some worrisome signs that all is not well.
    Facebook can't afford to repeat the mistakes of 2016.
    During the 2016 US presidential election, the social network was wildly abused by Russian propagandists, who spread fake news...
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  • Take a video tour of Facebook's election security war room

    30 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Beneath an American flag, 20 people packed tight into a beige conference room are Facebook's, and so too the Internet's, first line of defence for democracy. This is Facebook election security war room. Screens visualize influxes of foreign political content and voter suppression attempts as high-ranking team members from across divisions at Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp coordinate rapid responses. The hope is through face-to-face real-time collaboration in the war room, Facebook can speed up decision-making to minimize how misinformation influences how vote.
    In this video, TechCrunch...
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