At the risk of giving you a feeling of déjà vu all over again, it's time to talk about Facebook hoaxes once more.
A third-party cybersecurity firm were paid to drill a hole in a Tor-reliant operating system to uncover a man who spent years sextorting young girls.
Facebook users will see notices labeling "state-controlled media", based on criteria such as funding, editorial independence, ownership structure and more.
Hopefully it's a COVID-19 version of what it did post-2016 elections, when it required verification of those buying political or issue ads.
Mozilla is fixing a longstanding password problem to alert users when their password exceeds the maximum length allowed.
In April, the company yanked 1,887 misleading accounts, pages and groups tied to eight influencer networks building fake engagement.
First, 267m records were exposed & sold for 0.0002 cents each on the Dark Web. It was taken down but got reposted with yet more records.
Drinking bleach does NOT cure coronavirus: it's just one dangerous myth that Facebook will alert us to if we've interacted with it.
If you're OK with Facebook getting your phone number and storing your love notes, photos, shared daily diary and more, then Tune away, baes.
Facebook has done this before: it did it with WhatsApp, following an outbreak of lynchings sparked by viral social media hoaxes.