We evaluated the influence of social networks in our lives

Social networks such as Facebook are a part and parcel of this wonderful world that has brought us the Internet. The possibility of contact with loved ones, family and friends, in addition to being able to make new friends and acquaintances, has been popularized and people in many, many conversations talk about what was published “in the face”, for example. And this is what we hear in social gatherings, meals, in conversations between friends, and even by phone. Let us, social networks have been integrated to our everyday lives, without…

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Facebook purchase Bloomsbury AI to end up with the fake news

In order to prevent and eradicate the root of false news, Facebook acquired Bloomsbury AI to drive and fight the heavy fight which is released against the content that turns out to be fake and only aims to confuse users. The new acquisition of the company also form part of the plan in order to regain the trust of the people, then it went to the light leakage of private information, apparently, that Russian people had to know how to influence the judgment of individuals with regard to the position…

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The Verge calls to social networks in Mexico, “field of battle” for the elections

Missing a few days and with some luck the toxic explosion of all kinds of attacks between mexican users of social networks by the election of this July 1 may go down a little, but in the meantime, the magnitude of this phenomenon is still reaching out to specialists from all over the world, and now comes one of the most influential in terms of digital culture and technology, The Verge, that called the ecosystem of Social Media of our country, “a battleground” in a piece well-prominently on the home…

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It is fake! Do not believe in the message of WhatsApp on the “hoy No Circula”

At present, the immediacy of information has become a double-edged sword. There are many false news that surf the Internet to distort the perception of the users. Through social networks or instant messaging applications, navigate multiple messages that lack validity, so it is important that we learn to identify the official sources. A new message of WhatsApp announces that it will implement the program “hoy No Circula” for the vehicles, 0, 00, 1, and 2 regardless of the hologram from the 5 April until 30 June in accordance with the…

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BFF green that checks the security of your account on Facebook is fake

After all the scandal of Facebook and the misuse of the personal data of millions of users of the social network by Cambridge Analytica has sparked many opinions on the Internet, and even gave birth to the movement #DeleteFacebook, where even the co-founder of WhatsApp posted on its Twitter profile that it was time that the users remove their account from Facebook. And taking advantage of the situation has emerged a new trend with which different users are checking the security of your account, to avoid that some hacker can…

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Facebook and Verified 2018 unite against the fake news

With the aim of curbing the consumption and distribution of fake news on Facebook, the company has announced a partnership together with Verified 2018, the project mexican-led Political Animal, Newsweek in Spanish, the Pop Up Newsroom and AJ+ Spanish, and the participation of more than 60 media, universities and civil organizations in order to disprove false information on the electoral process in Mexico. As mentioned the company, Verified we will review the news published in Facebook , check their data and qualify their accuracy to determine if an article is…

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Google presents its own plan for fighting Fake News

With the immediacy of social networks and the media, there is more likely to be part of the spiral of the false news. Not for nothing that companies like Wikipedia or Facebook have spent great efforts to combat this type of content that lacks credibility. Recently, Google announced its new strategic plan, with the plan to eradicate “Fake News” to help the journalists. Through New York, the company announced the renewal of their platforms to provide higher priority to sites which offer information of quality and, above all, truthful. With…

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A game to get vaccinated against the “fake news”

I am of the opinion that the human being has the frightening ability to cast everything to lose only for pleasure. Let us think of the invention of the Internet, without a doubt, changed the way we see the world, we approached each other and gave us the possibility of having a huge number of academic references and citations. And never before in human history had this possibility. And then, instead of applaud the genius that we are, comes an army of morons to overturn this type of inventions, creating…

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