Fake porn is the new fake news, and the internet isn’t ready

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Engadget—Ever since Facebook finally admitted to having a fake news problem, it's been trying to fix it. It hired thousands of people to help block fake ads, pledged to work with third-party fact-checking organizations and is busy building algorithms to detec...

Google's new Bulletin service will let anyone submit news stories — but it might make the company’s fake-news problem even worse. Google launched a new service called Bulletin on Friday; it aims to let people publish stories with text, tags, photos, and video directly to the web through its own app. The idea is for people to contribute "hyperlocal stories about your community, for your community, right from your phone. Bulletin makes it effortless to put a spotlight on inspiring stories that aren’t being told." Google has come under fire for giving fake news a platform because of an algorithm that doesn't separate...