Saturday, July 4, 2020
Tags Fake news

Tag: fake news

WhatsApp’s “Checkpoint Tipline” is Of No Use For Lok Sabha Elections 2019

WhatsApp's "Checkpoint Tipline" service that was launched with much fanfare on April 2 to help users in India report fake news is not a...

WhatsApp Launches Service to Tip off Fake News in India

WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a service in India where over 200 million users in the country can tip off fake news, misinformation and rumours...

Facebook May Soon Hire Journalists in Order to Tackle Fake News

In order to better tackle fake news and improve quality of content on its platform, Facebook might hire a new generation of digital-era journalists...

Taming Fake News is Top Concern of WhatsApp India

With the Lok Sabha election dates being announced, WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose on Wednesday said the company which has taken several measures to...

The Solution By WhatsApp Is Not Enough To Stop The Spread of Fake News

Narrating the impact of fake news and propaganda disseminated through WhatsApp, election consultant Shivam Shankar Singh in his new book, says the solutions proposed...

Musk-founded AI Group Not to Release Software on ‘Fake News’ Fears

Elon Musk-founded non-profit Artificial Intelligence (AI) research group OpenAI has decided not to reveal its new AI software in detail, fearing the AI-based model can be misused by bad actors...

Social Media Propagating False Information On Vaccination

Negative messages about vaccines propagated on the social media are acting as the main barrier to vaccinations, a report from the UK-based charity Royal...

Majority Of Fake News On Twitter Spread By Tiny Fraction Of Users: Study

 A tiny fraction of Twitter users spread the vast majority of fake news in 2016, with conservatives and older people sharing misinformation more, a...

Elderly And Conservatives Shared More Fake News On Facebook in 2016

People over 65 and ultraconservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on Facebook than younger adults, moderates and super liberals...

EU Authorities Direct Tech Giants To Submit Reports Regarding ‘Fake News’

European Union (EU) authorities want internet companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter to file monthly reports on their progress eradicating "fake news" campaigns from...

WhatsApp Launches its First-Ever TV Campaign in India

Facing flak for the misuse of its platform, WhatsApp on Monday launched its first-ever TV campaign in India as part of its efforts to...

Confidential Facebook Documents Seized By The UK Parliament

Britain's parliament has seized confidential Facebook documents from the developer of a now-defunct bikini photo searching app as it seeks answers from the social...

WhatsApp Partners With DEF To Train Community Leaders in Order To Tackle Fake News

Aiming to address the challenge of misinformation during the upcomimg Rajasthan Assembly polls, WhatsApp on Monday conducted training for community leaders here, in partnership...

WhatsApp Announces 20 Teams To Curb Fake News Globally

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide - including experts from India and those of Indian origin --...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg To Testify Before a US-Canada ‘Grand Committee”

Parliamentary committees in Britain and Canada on Wednesday urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before a joint hearing of international lawmakers examining fake...

Facebook Tackles Fake News, Deletes Almost 800 Accounts

Facebook announced Thursday that it had deleted over 800 mostly U.S.-based pages and accounts that were posting politically oriented spam and engaging in "inauthentic...

Twitter Still Remains a Hotbed For Accounts Spreading Fake News: Study

Twitter still remains a hotbed for accounts spreading fake news, suggests a new study that looked into how fake and conspiracy news flourished on...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Needs More Time to Fix Issue of Fake News

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO...

In a Bid to Tackle Fake News, WhatsApp Launches Second Phase of Radio Ad Campaign in India

After being pulled up by the government to take concrete steps to stop the spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform, Facebook-owned...

WhatsApp to Train Users in India on Dangers of Fake News

After being asked by the central government to take steps to stop the spread of disinformation on its platform, WhatsApp on Wednesday roped in...

Most Read

Rise in Biomarker FIB-4 in Blood Can Predict the Risk of Severe Liver Disease

Researchers have found that repeated measurements of the biomarker FIB-4 in human blood every few years can predict the risk of developing severe liver...

Yogi Advises Nepal Not to Repeat the Mistake of Tibet

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday advised Nepal not to repeat the mistake of Tibet. Speaking exclusively to a select group of journalists,...

Lata Didi and I Rarely Discuss Music: Asha Bhosle

By Natalia Ningthoujam Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle have unanimously been deemed melody queens of India for decades, but Asha surprises you when she says...

Ashtottaram 5: OṀ YOGABHŨMYAI NAMAH

By Dr. Devakinanda Pasupuleti The greatest gift that was ever given to the humanity by the great ancient seers of India about 10,000 years ago...