Meta cracks down on harmful content in India: Removes over 23.6 million posts on Facebook and Instagram
Meta, Inc. (the parent of Facebook, Inc.) has been tracking the number of pieces of content (posts, photos, videos, or comments) on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp and taking action when they violate the guidelines to combat misinformation. In February 2022, Meta,...
Facebook’s New India Campaign Will Up The Ante Against COVID-19 Misinformation!
Facebook wants India to stay away from COVID-19 related misinformation! On Thursday, the social media behemoth announced that it would roll out a new India-specific campaign in the coming weeks in order to ‘educate and inform people’ about COVID-19 related...
Big Tech Firms Once Again To Be Grilled By US Congress: This Time Over Spreading Misinformation!
Big tech firms can't seem to catch a break! Google's Sundar Pichai, Jack Dorsey from Twitter and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are once again all set to appear before the U.S. Congress on Thursday. But why? All these companies will be facing...
Cracking the Whip On Misinformation: 5.5 Billion Fake Accounts On Facebook Axed In 2020
Fake accounts on Facebook has become a nightmare for millions of genuine users, who often find themselves engaged with abusive conversation mostly triggered by such fake accounts. Just as the masses were getting overwhelmed against the storm of fibs,...
Misinformation Prevalence Touches New Heights for Facebook: 3x More In Comparison to 2016
Misinformation is maligning Facebook’s reputation in multitudinous ways. In what seems like a sustained series of issues, engagement from misleading websites on Facebook has increased threefold since 2016 by a study published by the German Marshall Fund Digital, the digital wing of...
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 of people. According...
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 spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, came...
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 such misinformation,...
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 rules to...
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....
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Mamaearth IPO on hold: Investors giving cold shoulders to $3 billion valuation?
Another Indian startup has put its IPO plan on hold, for an indefinite period. The much-talked Mamaearth IPO is...
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