Although some researchers have attributed the rise in adolescent suicide to social media and smart phone use, researcher Dan Romer says economic and parental pressures are as likely to blame.
Members of the Transatlantic Working Group (TWG), a project of APPC, offer a 'Disinformation ABC' and other ways to address hate speech, extremism and malevolent speech online.
A fact-checking article by FactCheck.org that prompted a retraction and an apology was voted “Best Correction Obtained” and honored at the Global Fact 6 Awards in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Transatlantic High Level Working Group examined viral deception and different models of online content regulation at its second session, held this spring in California.
The Transatlantic Working Group examines how efforts by government and platforms to moderate online content -- and curb hate speech, terrorism, and viral deception -- have been flawed.
A study of adults based on a two-wave survey finds an association between seeing images of self-harm on Instagram and subsequent self-harm. Most who say they've seen the images report being disturbed by them.
The news literacy game NewsFeed Defenders, developed by APPC and iCivics, has been named a finalist in Fast Company's 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards.
The Transatlantic High Level Working Group on Content Moderation Online and Freedom of Expression held its inaugural meeting at Ditchley Park, the historic U.K. estate.
Freedom of speech must be protected even as governments and industries seek to reduce hate speech and disinformation, the Transatlantic High-Level Working Group on Content Moderation and Freedom of Expression (TWG) said following the group’s initial meeting.
The new Transatlantic Working Group aims to address harmful content online -- hate speech, violent extremism, and viral deception -- while protecting freedom of speech and preserving a vibrant global internet.