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Consumers largely unaware of fake reviews problem on Amazon

Search Engine Land: “Multiple sources have concluded Amazon has a growing fake-reviews problem. Yet the majority of consumers appear to be unaware of it, according to new consumer survey data from CPC Strategy (part of Elite SEM)…Fake reviews problem not subsiding. Multiple third … Continue reading

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April Meeting: Identifying Fake News and Managing Its Effects with Dr. Asta Zelenkauskaite and Pablo Molina

Expert speakers specializing in Mass Communication and Information Security will discuss what fake news is, how it is created, and best practices for curbing its effects. This is a must-see program for anyone who has any responsibilities for curation, dissemination, … Continue reading

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Advertising watchdog rules fake autism ‘cure’ adverts must stop – BBC News

‘Advertising watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered 150 homeopaths operating in the UK to stop claiming they can cure autism.’ Full StoryBBC News, 22nd March 2019Source: www.bbc.co.uk Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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Deep Fake News

Emma Gonzalez, a gun control advocate and survivor of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, defiantly ripped up the U.S. Constitution on camera. Or did she? A grainy animated image of Gonzalez’s supposed subversion circulated throughout the Internet before being corrected … Continue reading

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FTC Challenges Fake Paid-For Reviews on Amazon for The First Time

As we have discussed previously, the prevalence of Internet usage in everyday life has led to an e-commerce market whereby consumers are able to post online reviews of a vast range of products and services. For the most part, such … Continue reading

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