A romance scam victim, a fraud expert and the writers of a new BBC thriller explain how gaslighting is used to cheat people out of their money.
YouTube has launched a verification system for healthcare workers in the UK as it battles disinformation online.
In 2022, health videos were viewed more than three billion times in the UK alone on the video-sharing platform.
Doctors, nurses and psychologists have been applying for the scheme since June and must meet rigorous criteria set by the tech giant to be eligible.
The broadcaster’s first disinformation correspondent spends her time pursuing trolls and dismantling conspiracy theories. In return she is abused, slandered, threatened.
Evidence that dozens of women were groomed into online sex work by members of influencer Andrew Tate's "War Room" group has been uncovered by the BBC.
Leaked internal chat logs identify 45 potential victims between March 2019 and April 2020 but the total number is likely to be higher.
Google is trialling a digital watermark to spot images made by artificial intelligence (AI) in a bid to fight disinformation.
Developed by DeepMind, Google's AI arm, SynthID will identify images generated by machines.
It works by embedding changes to individual pixels in images so watermarks are invisible to the human eye, but detectable by computers
'Minutes after opening a Snapchat account pretending to be a 15-year-old girl, I'm amazed at what I see.
Drugs seem to be readily available - just a couple of clicks away. I thought this world was hidden and hard to access, but it is so easy to find.'