Fake Reviews on Amazon. A recent Amazon blog post attributes the company’s long-standing problem of fake product reviews to “bad actors attempting to solicit fake reviews outside Amazon, particularly via social media services.”
EU DisinfoLab’s CIB Detection Tree is Growing: The Impact Assessment
In a report released on Thursday, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) assessed the implementation of the EU’s disinformation action plan presented in December 2018, including the Code of Practice, which it finds “fell short of its goal”.
Last Wednesday, the European Commission issued a Guidance document designed to improve the EU’s Code of Practice on Disinformation, the voluntary self-regulation programme established in 2018, to which Facebook, Google, Twitter, TikTok, and a handful of other platforms and trade associations are signatories.