Fake news

Facebook and Instagram to Limit Coronavirus Misinformation

False information will be flagged and its reach limited while harmful posts spreading disinformation about cures and prevention methods will be removed.

Adam Smith

How Facebook Plans To Step Up Its Effort To Combat Fake News

Facebook is planning to have community reviewers to fact check content posted on the platform

Shreya Ganguly

Here is Everything You Need To Know About WhatsApp's Tussle With Israeli Surveillance Firm NSO

According to WhatsApp, NSO was involved in the cyber attack on WhatsApp's video calling service using which they send malware to users

Shreya Ganguly

After A Year Of Criticism, Will Facebook's Oversight Board Help In Better Governance?

The Oversight Board will work with Facebook and issue policy advisory opinions on Facebook's content policies

Shreya Ganguly

7 Symptoms of Poor Social Media Hygiene

The monster that emerges from you when posting on social media is fraying of the fabric of society. Cut it out!

Brian Jones

How India can Fight the Malign of Fake News?

Indian startups are joining forces with global giants to efficiently fight the battle between fake and fact

Aastha Singal

Could On-Demand Artificial Intelligence-based Authentication End The Fake News Menace?

Constrained by their inability to intercept messages or dilute end to end encryption, Apps have attempted to deploy various techniques to facilitate users to curb fake news

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Massive Changes in Digital Journalism

Local journalism paid for a watchdog in every city council. Online journalism tells you what Trump tweeted this morning.

John Boitnott

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts Targeting 2018 U.S. Midterms

It's following a similar strategy to the 2016 presidential election.

Jon Fingas