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In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
Twitter

Parliament panel summons Twitter India on issue of “safeguarding citizens’ rights”

Twitter India has been summoned by Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information Technology, reportedly over its alleged ‘bias’ against right wing accounts when BJP seeks...
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Notion of ‘nationalism’ behind rampant fake news in India, says BBC study

A BBC study on how disinformation and fake news found an overlap of fake news sources on Twitter and support networks of Prime Minister...
WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of fake news and misinformation on the platform by setting a forwarding limit on...
Whatsapp Fake News

To fight Fake News WhatsApp rolls out ‘Forwarded’ label for messages; not enough, say...

As a first step to fight circulation of fake news, WhatsApp has started introducing a label to help users identify forwarded messages. Essentially, it...
“Social media should be used responsibly”

“Social media should be used responsibly”

Panellists feel that rumour-mongers are thriving on the powerful medium and there should be strong check on negative campaigns With the penetration of smartphones in...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
“Political will is needed to curb hateful social media posts”

“Political will is needed to curb hateful social media posts”

Panellists feel that there are both pros and cons to social media, and hate campaigns are thriving in the absence of clear laws  With growing...
Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Belying Modi government's oft-repeated claims of concern over fake news, officiating Finance Minister and Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Wednesday, June 20, used...
Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next week

Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next...

In its Karnataka election campaign, BJP has been propagating that 23 of their workers had been killed by ‘jehadi’ forces in the past five...
After failed 'Fake News' attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

After failed ‘Fake News’ attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

On the face of it, the government's stated intent behind the move to establish regulatory framework for online media and news portals seems innocuous...
“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

Mudda panellists feel that responsibility is implicit in the profession of a journalist, only Press Council of India should have power to take such...
PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle media

PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered withdrawal of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s controversial move to black list journalists, making them liable to lose...
BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

Several BJP leaders have come out in defence of Mahesh Vikram Hegde, co-founder and editor of right-wing propaganda website Postcard News which has been...
#Kasganj 'Fake News': Police Say Reports of Threat to Chandan Gupta's Father Incorrect

#Kasganj ‘Fake News’: Police Say Reports of Threat to Chandan Gupta’s Father Incorrect

A day after major news agencies and TV news channels ran stories about threats received by the father of Chandan Gupta, the young man...
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

The move comes as a major shock in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of supporting terrorists Saudi Arabia, the United...
3 years of Modi govt: All is rosy in Imaginary India, who cares for the lynched when trolls rule?

3 years of Modi govt: All is rosy in Imaginary India, who cares for...

All you see is garbage strewn around, cows and more cows and ATMs running out of cash but BMKJ! Ranjona Banerji There are two very distinct...
It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

The Russians are back, the Russians are back!

There was a sentimental 1966 movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming. In 2017, the Russians reappear in American imagination in darker...

'Fake News' - 18 News Results

WhatsApp Fake News

In battle against fake news, WhatsApp launches fact-check feature

Following up on Facebook taking down hundreds of pages for ‘inauthentic behaviour’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, another of its companies WhatsApp launched...
Twitter

Parliament panel summons Twitter India on issue of “safeguarding citizens’ rights”

Twitter India has been summoned by Parliament’s Standing Committee on Information Technology, reportedly over its alleged ‘bias’ against right wing accounts when BJP seeks...
Fake News

Notion of ‘nationalism’ behind rampant fake news in India, says BBC study

A BBC study on how disinformation and fake news found an overlap of fake news sources on Twitter and support networks of Prime Minister...
WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp to set forwarding limit on messages to check spread of misinformation

WhatsApp is testing a new feature to limit the spread of fake news and misinformation on the platform by setting a forwarding limit on...
Whatsapp Fake News

To fight Fake News WhatsApp rolls out ‘Forwarded’ label for messages; not enough, say...

As a first step to fight circulation of fake news, WhatsApp has started introducing a label to help users identify forwarded messages. Essentially, it...
“Social media should be used responsibly”

“Social media should be used responsibly”

Panellists feel that rumour-mongers are thriving on the powerful medium and there should be strong check on negative campaigns With the penetration of smartphones in...
With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

With spate of lynchings provoked by rumours, Govt asks WhatsApp to act

Responding to Government of India missive asking it to take urgent steps to contain the spread of “irresponsible and explosive messages” through its platform,...
“Political will is needed to curb hateful social media posts”

“Political will is needed to curb hateful social media posts”

Panellists feel that there are both pros and cons to social media, and hate campaigns are thriving in the absence of clear laws  With growing...
Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Piyush Goyal propagates fake news to attack Opposition for using Rohith Vemula for politics

Belying Modi government's oft-repeated claims of concern over fake news, officiating Finance Minister and Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Wednesday, June 20, used...
Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next week

Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next...

In its Karnataka election campaign, BJP has been propagating that 23 of their workers had been killed by ‘jehadi’ forces in the past five...
After failed 'Fake News' attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

After failed ‘Fake News’ attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

On the face of it, the government's stated intent behind the move to establish regulatory framework for online media and news portals seems innocuous...
“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

Mudda panellists feel that responsibility is implicit in the profession of a journalist, only Press Council of India should have power to take such...
PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle media

PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered withdrawal of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s controversial move to black list journalists, making them liable to lose...
BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

Several BJP leaders have come out in defence of Mahesh Vikram Hegde, co-founder and editor of right-wing propaganda website Postcard News which has been...
#Kasganj 'Fake News': Police Say Reports of Threat to Chandan Gupta's Father Incorrect

#Kasganj ‘Fake News’: Police Say Reports of Threat to Chandan Gupta’s Father Incorrect

A day after major news agencies and TV news channels ran stories about threats received by the father of Chandan Gupta, the young man...
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt snap ties with Qatar

The move comes as a major shock in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of supporting terrorists Saudi Arabia, the United...
3 years of Modi govt: All is rosy in Imaginary India, who cares for the lynched when trolls rule?

3 years of Modi govt: All is rosy in Imaginary India, who cares for...

All you see is garbage strewn around, cows and more cows and ATMs running out of cash but BMKJ! Ranjona Banerji There are two very distinct...
It is perhaps his contempt for liberals that ties Russian president Vladimir Putin to US president-elect Donald Trump, and vice versa. Photo: UNI

The Russians are back, the Russians are back!

There was a sentimental 1966 movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming. In 2017, the Russians reappear in American imagination in darker...

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