EU elections

    • Facebook, Germany to combat election interference

      Facebook, Germany to combat election interference

      Facebook will collaborate with German Federal Office for Information and Security ahead of the EU elections in May to combat fake accounts and misinformation. The project will also apply for India's general election that will begin in April. News was announced by company's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who noted that the project will also include other companies and research partners in order to "help guide policy making in Germany and across the EU on election interference."

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    • Mariya Gabriel: There is serious fake news risk for the EP election

      Mariya Gabriel: There is serious fake news risk for the EP election

      We must act with urgency and efficiency. This means enhanced coordination between Member States, clear fulfilment of commitments made in the Code of Practice against Disinformation signed by the online platforms, concrete initiatives for improving media literacy and stepping up efforts to create an independent network of fact-checkers, says Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.

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