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Catch the excitement: Covering the FIFA World Cup from afar

Didn't have the chance to travel to Russia to cover the FIFA World Cup in person? Follow these accounts to stay on the pulse of the games, no matter where you are in the world.

Vladimir Kozlov | June 22, 2018

Ahead of Colombia’s elections, this women-driven initiative fact-checks information on WhatsApp

Chicas Poderosas' project, El Poder de Elegir, tackles misinformation on WhatsApp, one of the most-secretive social platforms, to help ensure that Colombian voters are making their decisions based on facts.

Belén Arce Terceros | June 14, 2018

5 global social media trends to know

These five key trends and charts help us to better understand today’s social media landscape.

Damian Radcliffe | June 13, 2018

Artificial intelligence as tool to fight fake news, social bots in Brazil's elections

New technologies are helping to gather large amounts of data, combat fake news on social media and more in Brazil.

Jéssica Cruz | June 11, 2018

Facing censorship, Nicaraguan journalists and citizens turn to social media

Journalists used social media to report about the Nicaraguan protests when independent media faced censorship from the government.

Ana Siu | May 03, 2018

12 journalism innovations from Facebook’s F8 keynote

There’s a lot of stuff journalists need to know from Facebook’s biggest annual event. At the F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled products that will shift how journalists tell stories.

Yusuf Omar | May 02, 2018

New report highlights what’s missing from the research on fake news

A report from Hewlett Foundation compares existing studies on disinformation, social media, and political polarization; focusing on what key information is still missing from these studies.

Laura Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | March 22, 2018

Tips for journalists using Instagram Stories

Several Latin American media outlets are experimenting with Instagram Stories to promote their content. Here are some tips for using the platform.

Luis Assardo | March 19, 2018

5 social media trends for journalists to watch in the Middle East

The use of social media continues to evolve in the Middle East and North Africa, so what does it look like today? And what can we expect to see in the future?

Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam | March 07, 2018

How to adapt your digital publication to Facebook’s News Feed changes

Experts in social media give advice on how to continue to grow and reach audiences following Facebook's News Feed changes.

Vladimir Vásquez | February 27, 2018

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