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Brazil’s Far-Right Disinformation Pushers Find a Safe Space on Telegram

RIO DE JANEIRO — Shortly after President Donald J. Trump was banned from Twitter early this year, Brazil’s like-minded leader…

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Arts

YouTube Deletes Two R. Kelly Channels, but Stops Short of a Ban

A week after R. Kelly’s conviction on federal racketeering and sex trafficking charges, YouTube has deleted two of the R&B…

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Business

Facebook’s outage frustrates advertisers heading into the holiday season.

For more than five hours on Monday, while Facebook and Instagram were dark, David Herrmann fretted about ads. Mr. Herrmann,…

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Business

TikTok Wants More Ad Dollars, and It Has a New Plan to Get Them

TikTok has a bit of an advertising problem. Homemade videos that function more or less like commercials have received hundreds…

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Business

Facebook groups promoting ivermectin as a Covid-19 treatment continue to flourish.

Facebook has become more aggressive at enforcing its coronavirus misinformation policies in the past year. But the platform remains a…

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World

That Comment Someone Left on Facebook? It Can Get You Sued.

Dylan Voller was already a polarizing figure in Australia when the disturbing, violent and demonstrably false accusations against him began…

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Business

Wikipedia’s next leader on preventing misinformation: ‘Neutrality requires understanding.’

Two decades ago, Wikipedia arrived on the scene as a quirky online project that aimed to crowdsource and document all…

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