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Sky News Australia
Australian site to report revenge pornphenomenon gained worldwide attention when a hacker posted hundreds of naked im
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
phenomenon gained worldwide attention when a hacker posted hundreds of naked images of celebrities on the image board 4Chan. Explicit images taken with the photo-sharing app Snapchat were then intercepted via a third-party app and leaked... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Conspiracy theorists seek retreat from realityacross the internet and beyond. Even before Paddock’s identity was known, onli
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted yesterday
across the internet and beyond. Even before Paddock’s identity was known, online sleuths at the anonymous message site 4chan fingered a totally innocent Arkansas man described as “a Trump-hating Rachel Maddox (sic) fan.” The reasoning seemed... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
What others say: Silicon Valley bears responsibility when it comes to fake newsinternet. Wildly false rumors were dressed up as truth and put into widespread
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
internet. Wildly false rumors were dressed up as truth and put into widespread circulation. Items on the notoriously toxic 4chan network and Russian propaganda site Sputnik claimed the shooter was a liberal who hated President Donald Trump and... Read more
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SKY News
Australia launches website to report revenge porn in 'world first'phenomenon gained worldwide attention when a hacker posted hundreds of naked im
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
phenomenon gained worldwide attention when a hacker posted hundreds of naked images of celebrities on the image board 4Chan. Explicit images taken with the photo-sharing app Snapchat were then intercepted via a third-party app and leaked... Read more
5d
Ball State Daily News
#NoMoreNazis is somehow controversialand threatened by “PC culture” and “affirmative action” among other things. It’
Ball State Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
and threatened by “PC culture” and “affirmative action” among other things. It’s an average college student trawling 4chan, someone with a Reddit account and a subscription to r/TheRedPill. So maybe we won’t be so numb to Nazi imagery if we... Read more
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Slate
Can the Organizers of the Unite the Right Rally Be Held Responsible for the Violence in Charlottesville?Washington—to organize and direct the Aug. 12 rally and “made use of websites,
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Washington—to organize and direct the Aug. 12 rally and “made use of websites, social media (including Twitter, Facebook, 4chan and 8chan), chat rooms, radio, videos and podcasts to communicate with each other, and with their co-conspirators,... Read more
8d
Perth Now
Council candidate trolled over diversity callmembers to let Ms Carey know what they thought of her “anti-white and anti-male
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
members to let Ms Carey know what they thought of her “anti-white and anti-male rhetoric”. It also featured on web forum 4chan. Ms Carey said she received more than 300 abusive comments and posts, calling her racist and sexist. Some in the... Read more
9d
The Morning Call
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
News 24 South Africa
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon". Google promoted a similarly erro
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon". Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. YouTube featured a conspiracy video prominently in searches for news on the... Read more
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9d
asianage
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
SaukValley.com
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
The Youngstown Vindicator
Despite efforts by Google and Facebook, fake news is still here Not going awaygunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
Northwest Herald
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
The Columbian
Fake news remains despite effortsgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
KCTV 5 Kansas City
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
FOX Carolina
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
FOX Carolina / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
FOX 12 Oregon
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
FOX 5 Las Vegas
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
WSMV Nashville
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
WSMV Nashville / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Savannah Morning News
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
Savannah Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
San Antonio Express-News
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
San Antonio Express-News
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erron
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a “far left loon.” Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its “Top Stories” results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on “Las Vegas shooting” yielded a... Read more
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9d
The Pekin Daily Times
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous itemfrom the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Boston Herald
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
24 related articles
9d
Peoria Journal Star
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous itemfrom the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Stamford Advocate
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Connecticut Post
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
KTVN Reno
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. YouTube featured a conspiracy video prominently in searches for news on the... Read more
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9d
San Francisco Chronicle
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
The Middletown Press
Fake news is still here, despite efforts by Google, Facebookgunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erron
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
gunman and claiming he was a "far left loon." Google promoted a similarly erroneous item from the anonymous prankster site 4chan in its "Top Stories" results. A day after the attack, a YouTube search on "Las Vegas shooting" yielded a... Read more
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9d
Business Standard India
Dove drops ad after it draws criticism for being racistcompany Nivea released a deodorant ad that read, “White is purity.” White supre
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
company Nivea released a deodorant ad that read, “White is purity.” White supremacists on the internet took note, with one (4chan) user writing, “Nivea has chosen our side.” A representative of Nivea’s parent company, Beiersdorf, said it had “never... Read more
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10d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Massive failperch when the first noxious lies, disguised as “news,” began circulating throu
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
perch when the first noxious lies, disguised as “news,” began circulating through the Internet. The anonymous message site 4chan, infamous for deliberately disseminating misinformation, falsely pinned the Sunday night massacre on a completely... Read more
10d
Junkee
The Needle Drop's Anthony Fantano Responds To His Week Of ControversyThe Needle Drop, until last week he also ran a channel called thatistheplan, wh
Junkee / Posted 10 days ago
The Needle Drop, until last week he also ran a channel called thatistheplan, which was dedicated to meme reviews and 4Chan-inspired shitposting — with a bent The Fader interpreted as alt-right. Now in a 20-minute video uploaded to main... Read more
10d
The Sacramento Bee
Who is in charge of social media? The humans or the machines?internet. Wildly false rumors were dressed up as truth and put into widespread
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
internet. Wildly false rumors were dressed up as truth and put into widespread circulation. Items on the notoriously toxic 4chan network and Russian propaganda site Sputnik claimed the shooter was a liberal who hated President Donald Trump and... Read more
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11d
Aljazeera
A brief dictionary to help understand the US far rightThis is a fictional country based on the phrase "kek". In some online forums, s
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
This is a fictional country based on the phrase "kek". In some online forums, such as the anonymous posting board 4chan, white supremacists say "Kekistan" is an acronym for "kill every k*ke, immediately start the Aryan nation". Love Your... Read more
11d
Canberra Times
Hillary Clinton calls Russian information war a 'clear and present danger' to Western democracystraight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
straight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for allowing information from trolling platform 4Chan to appear as "news" in searches after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Google later said it was making... Read more
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11d
WA Today
Clinton: Russian information war a 'clear and present danger' to Western democracystraight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
straight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for allowing information from trolling platform 4Chan to appear as "news" in searches after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Google later said it was making... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hillary Clinton calls Russian information war a 'clear and present danger' to Western democracystraight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
straight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for allowing information from trolling platform 4Chan to appear as "news" in searches after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Google later said it was making... Read more
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11d
The Age
Hillary Clinton calls Russian information war a 'clear and present danger' to Western democracystraight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
straight to your inbox. Most recently, online activists called out Google for allowing information from trolling platform 4Chan to appear as "news" in searches after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Google later said it was making... Read more
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11d
Business Insider
Tech companies are embarrassing themselves with how they handle fake newspromoting a bunch of garbage about Las Vegas. Google, YouTube's parent company
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
promoting a bunch of garbage about Las Vegas. Google, YouTube's parent company, promoted a conspiracy theory thread on 4Chan in its search results and took hours to get rid of it. And competitors like Facebook performed equally poorly, with the... Read more
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12d
Rutland Herald
Fake news about Las Vegasrevelations. They were also entirely false — and widely spread by Google and Fa
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
revelations. They were also entirely false — and widely spread by Google and Facebook. In Google’s case, trolls from 4Chan, a notoriously toxic online message board with a vocal far-right contingent, had spent the night scheming about how to... Read more
12d
The Courier
Neo-Nazi Grampians camp used for recruitmenthas denied being responsible for the recruitment campaign. An anonymous user p
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
has denied being responsible for the recruitment campaign. An anonymous user posted more than a dozen times on the 4chan online message board urging young men to join Antipodean Resistance. “Antipodean Resistance’ are recruiting young like... Read more
12d
Daily Mail
John Edgar Rust charged with racist threats to Howard Universitysex offender could face five years in prison if he is found guilty of charge J
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
sex offender could face five years in prison if he is found guilty of charge John Edgar Rust, 26, of Alexandria, posted a 4chan chat thread on November 11 last year which concluded by saying, 'After all, it's not murder if they're black' A... Read more
13d
News On 6 Tulsa
The Latest: Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. Google said in a statement that a link to t
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 13 days ago
Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. Google said in a statement that a link to the "Politically Incorrect" message board on 4chan.org appeared for several hours in its "Top Stories" search results before its search algorithm replaced it with more... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. Google said in a statement that a link to t
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Craig Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. Google said in a statement that a link to the "Politically Incorrect" message board on 4chan.org appeared for several hours in its "Top Stories" search results before its search algorithm replaced it with more... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
YouTube changes search to combat Las Vegas conspiracy videosunreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google lin
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 13 days ago
unreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google linked to threads from online message board 4chan in its Top News results that identified the wrong person as the shooter. Facebook’s Crisis Response page, where people... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
YouTube Changes Search To Combat Las Vegas Conspiracy Videosunreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google lin
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
unreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google linked to threads from online message board 4chan in its Top News results that identified the wrong person as the shooter. Facebook’s Crisis Response page, where people... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
YouTube Changes Search to Combat Las Vegas Conspiracy Videosunreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google lin
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
unreliable stories and sources following the shooting. For instance, Google linked to threads from online message board 4chan in its Top News results that identified the wrong person as the shooter. Facebook’s Crisis Response page, where people... Read more
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13d
eWeek
YouTube Criticized for Promoting Las Vegas Massacre Conspiracy Videosfake news about the identity of the shooter. In Google's case, its search engin
eWeek / Posted 13 days ago
fake news about the identity of the shooter. In Google's case, its search engine displayed a story from hacking website 4chan that identified the wrong individual as the killer, on top of its search results. The company, in comments to media... Read more
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