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84% COVID-19 Misinformation Skipped Facebook’s Radar: A Test The Social Media Behemoth Failed?

The global outspread of COVID-19 also brought along with itself the raging virus of digital misinformation which despite the best efforts of the social media behemoth Facebook seemed to have sneaked passed their radar and reached billions...

Facebook Ups The Ante Against Fake Posts About Coronavirus!

The increasing number of fake posts related to Coronavirus has become a cause of concern for Facebook as it could cause a damaging implication on the world's largest social media platform. With the rapid...

Penalise Users Spreading Fake Information On TikTok And Facebook: Indian Government

The increasing fake news on Facebook or TikTok is only making the already complex situation worst for the Indian government. Eventually, the government has decided to take serious action against those who are found indulged in spread...

End Of Privacy For Social Media And Messaging Platforms Users In India!

Soon enough major social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and TikTok as well as messaging apps such as Whatsapp might have to bow down to controversial Indian regulations by accepting our country’s newly formulated and proposed...

Conservative Boomers More Susceptible To Fake News On Facebook, Most Likely To Share The Same [STUDY]

Of the many quandaries that Facebook faces, the most abominable are Fake news and the menace it spreads! Not to forget the whole mess around U.S Presidential elections with the chance of misleading information to be a possible influence....

Twitter’s “Edit Tweet” Feature: Do We Really Need It?

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), suggested that the company is considering adding a new Edit Tweet feature to its platform. Although no specific details have been provided, Dorsey has expressed his thoughts upon the implementation...

Twitter Fake Accounts: Millions To Go Down Again As Twitter Combat Fake News and Spam Bots

Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ:TWTR) has stepped up in order to sharpen up its efforts to fight fake news! According to recent reports, The micro-blogging platform has been keen at waging up a fight against fake Twitter...

YouTube To Promote Credible Publishers: Commits To Put $25 Million

Looks like Google-owned YouTube is trying to shrug specks of censure, off its coat - It's role in spreading misinformation and conspiracy theories! The new initiative by Youtube to promote publishers that are indulged in creating and publishing credible...

WhatsApp Announces Rewards To Curb Violence-Inducing Fake News

The largest messaging app, WhatsApp has been taken into the task by the Indian government in the aftermath of killings across the country, which was, shockingly, sparked by fake news. WhatsApp has launched a research program in several key markets,...

90% of Active Twitter Users Retweet Or Like ‘Fake News’ [STUDY]

Of the many harms that affect the political, economic, and social well-being, the most out-of-line practice is that of spreading false news. Littered with fake news, how exactly social media's active users plug away at the potential fake news?...
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Ajit Doval Bears Down On Digital Payment Platforms in India

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Facebook Spying On Instagram Users Through Camera: Claims A Recent Lawsuit

When it comes to privacy, the Mark Zuckerberg led social media behemoth Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) always manages to land itself in...

US Bans TikTok And WeChat: Oracle Deal Fails To Excite Trump

Amidst all the news about TikTok's proposed IPO in the US and Oracle deal, this news is no less than a surprise....

TikTok IPO In US: The Injection Of Trust To Clinch Trump’s Confidence?

What started with the ban on TikTok could end with TikTok IPO in the US. TikTok is leaving no...

White Collar Employees Suffer The Worst: 6.6 Million Jobs Lost in India During May-August

When the coronavirus spread all over the world rapidly, apart from record death tolls, the other significant damage it did was to...