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
4 days ago
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
Twitter

Why Twitter’s Political Ad Ban Won’t Make a Damn Difference

"That money that you’re banning isn’t leaving politics.”
David Uberti
11.3.19
Social Media

Facebook Went to War Against White Supremacist Terror After Christchurch. Will It Work?

Facebook’s 350-person counterterrorism team is retraining its tools for far-right meme culture.
David Uberti
10.4.19

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

New research shows Google's online ad technologies provide an estimated 70% of ad revenue to 1,700 websites purveying misinformation.
David Uberti
9.23.19
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

Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison

“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”
David Uberti
5.8.19
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