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Fake News On Social Media About Climate Emerged As A Barrier

While technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help the world deal with dangerous climate and environmental change, fake news on social media about...

People With Emotional Intelligence Less Likely To Be Susceptible To Fake News

People with high levels of emotional intelligence are less likely to be susceptible to 'fake news, a new study suggests. The studies, published in...

Supreme Court Tries To Regulate Fake News In Social Media

The Supreme Court on Monday sought reply from the Centre on a plea seeking law to regulate social media platforms such as Facebook and...

Indian-American Computer Scientist Discovers Ways To Filter Fake News

Using machine learning (ML), a team of US researchers led by Indian-American computer scientist Anshumali Shrivastava at Rice University has discovered an efficient way...

SC Asks Centre To Evolve Mechanism Against Fake News

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed strong displeasure on the Centre's affidavit in a case related to media reporting on a Tablighi Jamaat congregation...

Reminders About Fake News May Increase Your Recall of Facts

If someone reminds you of a piece of fake news that you had read in the past, it may help increase awareness of discrepancies...

2 Combined Interventions Can Help Facebook Combat Fake News Spread

Struggling to tame the spread of misinformation on its platform, Facebook can better reduce the extent to which their users fall for and spread...

Social Media Users More Likely to Have Misperceptions About Covid-19 Pandemic

People who get their news from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are more likely to have misperceptions about Covid-19 pandemic, warn researchers. The...

Need to Teach Children to Navigate Through Misinformation: Vice President

To deal with the menace of circulation of fake news, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday emphasised on the need to teach children...

69% Indians Receiving Fake News During Lockdown: Survey

By Puja Gupta The spread of fake news is at an all-time high in the midst of the coronavirus onslaught. Majority of the news currently...

YouTube to Cooperate With South Korea to Monitor Fake News, Illegal Content

Google's video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content. Google's Senior Vice...

WhatsApp Introduces Chatbot In Hindi To Fight Fake News

The International Fact-Checking Network, a unit of the Poynter Institute, on Thursday launched the Hindi version of its global chatbot for WhatsApp to fight...

WhatsApp Launches Campaign to Reduce Spread of Fake News Amid COVID-19

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp on Friday launched a new "check it before you share it" education campaign, expanding its efforts to reduce spread of...

Facebook Put 50 Million Warning Labels on Misleading COVID-19 Posts in April

Amid mounting pressure to keep a check on fake news related to COVID-19, Facebook has said that it put warning labels on about 50...

Spread of Fake News on high Rise on Facebook, Twitter Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

In novel coronavirus times, there is so much fake news going around and according to new research, there's a price to pay when you...

Search Engine Giant Google Bans “Infowars” App From Play Store Over Fake Video about Coronavirus

Google has banned the Infowars Android app from its Play Store for posting fake claims about new coronavirus (COVID-19). Infowars is a far-right American conspiracy...

India Urges Social Media Platforms to Prevent Fake News Related to Coronavirus

Witnessing a huge surge in fake news and misinformation related to new coronavirus (COVID-19) on social media platforms in India, the government has issued...

Here’s How People Generally React To Fake News on Facebook, Twitter

When it comes to fake news on social media platforms, some users outright ignore it, some take it at face value, some investigate whether...

This Massive Bug in Facebook Removes Legitimate Posts, News About Coronavirus Outbreak

A massive bug in Facebook has removed several legitimate posts, news and comments about new coronavirus from some leading media outlets like USA Today,...

Top Tech Giants including Facebook, Twitter and Many More Come Together To Fight Fraud, Misinformation Related to COVID-19

Top tech giants Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube have come together to help fight the fake news and misinformation related to...

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