An algorithm to detect Fake News, better that human beings

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a system that is comparable in efficiency and sometimes, better than humans to detect false news, that is to say, “fake news”. In a recent study, the system detected 76% of the times the stories are false, against a 70% of hit human. In addition, the focus…

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…

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…

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…