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misinformation

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The smug tweeter posting Hurricane Sandy misinformation

For reasons that can only be his own, a man takes to the Twitter account @ComfortablySmug and posts scary misinformation about the hurricane. Stunningly, he is outed as a hedge fund analyst.

By Oct. 30, 2012

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Apple misinformation

Apple misinformation

By Dec. 17, 1999

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Ask the Experts, Episode 3: Headsets and Peripheral Compatibility

The first-ever CNET and GameSpot video series collaboration continues with a next-generation console discussion about legacy headsets and peripherals.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Twitter to let you edit tweets? You wish

Despite a report to the contrary, the social network probably won't let you correct yourself after the fact anytime soon.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Mindless retweeting is the target for artist's fib-producing 'Factbot'

Eric Drass' Factbot cooks up bogus "facts," attaches pix to create "nice meme-type image-and-text" combos, then Tweets them to see how they spread. Drass wants us to question our "reality tunnels."

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Sunil Tripathi, falsely linked on social media to Boston bombings, found dead

Brown student Sunil Tripathi was the target of inaccurate speculation as the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings last week.

By Apr. 25, 2013

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Pandora calls artist royalties flap an orchestrated 'lie'

Co-founder Tim Westergren charges the RIAA with running a "misinformation campaign" and denies lobbying for an 85 percent reduction in artist royalties.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Principal suspends teen for Instagramming her mug shot

In Georgia, a school principal is not happy to see her mugshot on Instagram. She allegedly tries to get a police officer to arrest the teen responsible. The police officer refuses.

By May. 9, 2013

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Yesterday's Updates

Yesterday's Updates

By Feb. 13, 1997

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Social media as breaking-news feed: Worse information, faster

commentary The unfolding of breaking news on social media can create a dangerous well of misinformation, witch-hunting, and egomaniacal info-spewing. Time for some ground rules for the Internet.

By Apr. 19, 2013