Continuing with our series on bias, in this blog, we explore editorial bias and the challenges it presents in accurately categorizing forms of web content.
Simply put, fake news is false, or deliberately misleading news, intended to either deceive or misinform the audience.
The topic of fake news comes up often. The national conversation about it is usually centered around two topics: how much it has influenced and continues to influence the political opinions of Americans who frequent social media, and how something needs to be done to better identify and filter it out. At zvelo, since web categorization is our bread and butter, this is a very important and relevant issue. With the increased pressure to better classify news sources, web page categorization becomes a paramount issue for media buyers and technology companies alike. It is also equally important to better define fake news and lay out the characteristics these sites possess.
2018 was a wild year for cybersecurity, ad tech, and the internet in general. In this blog, we explore the significant trends and security challenges that are likely to impact us in 2019 and beyond.
A sensational headline. A heart-wrenching image. We can’t look away. We can’t resist clicking. And click, we look, we like—and voila—we have just helped shape today’s news cycle. Without even realizing, we have just been swept up in our own News Vacuum.
In the end, the content that makes up fake news still has some connection to real news or an actual event. Can AI tell the difference between fake news and satire?
If you’re a consumer of digitally disseminated content (and by reading this then you are precisely that), you may be finding it increasingly hard to…
With the recent, polarizing U.S. Presidential election, the topic of fake news has come up often. The national conversation about it is usually centered around two topics: how much it has influenced and continues to influence the political opinions of Americans who frequent social media, and how something needs to be done to better identify and filter it out.
zveloLABS® researchers recently identified numerous, fictitious 7 News websites promoting work-at-home jobs. These bogus news sites unethically target stay-at-home moms, and falsely promise the discovery of a newfound money-making path in life. Considering the natural appeal of making an honest buck, while being loving care providers at home, it’s certainly easy to understand how unsuspecting mothers could fall for such “recession busting” opportunities.