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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...

Facebook Won’t Remove Content for Being False

Even as the world painfully takes notes of dangers of fake news spread on social media platforms, Facebook has said that it does not...

Government Pressure: WhatsApp to Limit Message Forwarding In INDIA

 Hauled up second time by the government on its failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content on its platform amid growing...

Facebook will not Remove Fake News – but will ‘Demote’ it

Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says...

YouTube to Invest $25mn in Countering Fake News

Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube has announced it will invest $25 million to fight fake news -- especially for the urgent coverage of breaking news...

Papua New Guinea Bans Facebook For a Month to Root Out ‘Fake Users’

The Papua New Guinea government is planning to shut down Facebook for a month to understand users' behaviour and safeguard them from fake news. According...

Facebook Unveils Three-pronged Strategy to Fight Fake News

To stop false news from spreading on its platform, Facebook has said it put in place a three-pronged strategy that constitutes removing accounts and...

Facebook combats fake news, shortens the doubtful ones

After Facebook's red warning labels to flag fake news backfired, the social networking giant is now literally sizing down the doubtful stories to prevent...

Rise Of Digital Media Unstoppable: Experts

Digital Media will not stop rising, according to experts The young generation wants quick and easy information which is only available on digital...

Facebook, Google, Bing and Twitter Join The Trust Project to Help Users Combat Fake News

San Francisco, Nov 19: In their bid to combat fake news and help readers identify trustworthy news sources, Facebook, Google, Twitter and several media...

Wikitribune: Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Launches Site to Fight Fake News

April 25, 2017: The founder of Wikipedia is starting a website he says will fight so-called fake news. Jimmy Wales says his Wikitribune site will...

Facebook takes action against 30,000 Fake Accounts in France to halt spread of Spam and Fake news

LONDON, April 13, 2017: Facebook said on Thursday it is taking action against tens of thousands of fake accounts in France as the social...

Fake news and misinformation are fueling bloody Xenophobic clashes in South Africa

Africa, March 2, 2017: Fake news and misinformation are fueling bloody xenophobic clashes in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent, according to a...

President Donald Trump’s Attack on Media as ‘Enemy of the People’ has Historic Echoes

WASHINGTON, Feb 19, 2107: President Donald Trump ramped up his criticism of the news coverage of his administration Friday, again taking to his favorite social...

The Rise of ‘Fake News’ in Internet Age: Influencing Election Results, Religious Sentiments and much more

November 30, 2016: A common narrative that emerged during this year's presidential race was that of a country divided, which experts and pundits say explains...

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