David Uberti

Christchurch

The Christchurch Terror Attack Video Is Still Spreading on Facebook

The company took down at least 3 million more posts by the end of September.
David Uberti
11.14.19
Facebook

Al Jazeera to Facebook: Get Your Shit Together on Disinformation

Al Jazeera wants Facebook to crack down on a network of Emirati-backed pages, including "QatariLeaks."
David Uberti
11.12.19
News

Germany Synagogue Shooter Denied Holocaust in Video Uploaded to Twitch

A Twitch spokesperson confirmed the link to the video has been taken down.
Tess Owen
Tim Hume
David Uberti
10.10.19
News

Facebook Wants You to Know It’s Doing Something About Domestic Terrorism, Sort of

David Uberti
9.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's How Google Sends Advertising Dollars to Fake News Sites

New research shows Google’s online ad tech places ads on 70% of 1,700 sites purveying misinformation.
David Uberti
9.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Facebook and Twitter Aren’t Even Pretending to Take the FEC Seriously Anymore

Representatives for both companies all but ghosted an FEC-hosted discussion about what the platforms are doing to fight misinformation and foreign interference in 2020.
David Uberti
9.18.19
Facebook

Facebook Misled Journalists About How Bad the Cambridge Analytica Scandal Was

Misleading the press was part of Facebook's coverup of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to the SEC.
David Uberti
7.26.19
Facebook

Facebook Says It Already Deleted More Than 2 Billion Fake Accounts This Year

Facebook announced Thursday that the company killed more than 2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter.
David Uberti
5.27.19
Julian Assange

Does Julian Assange Have a Roommate in Jail? A VICE Investigation

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is highly secretive about where inmates live within prisons like Belmarsh, where Julian Assange will serve a 50-week sentence.
David Uberti
5.5.19
Apple

The Early Math From Apple News+ Isn't Looking So Hot for the Media

Apple News+ could fill just a fraction of the tens of billions in annual revenue that the media industry has lost to tech giants.
David Uberti
4.4.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

What Facebook Is Getting Wrong in the Fight Against Fake News

Brooke Binkowski spends her days in search of the misinformation and propaganda that have infected digital media. We caught up with her to talk Facebook and fact-checking.
David Uberti
3.18.19