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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....

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 profiles and the spread of misinformation....

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,...

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Price Drop Or Discount On iPhone 12 Is Unlikely For A Very Long Time

It's been over 4 months since Apple launched iPhone 12 and potential buyers expecting some kind of price drop...