Fake news

We must set aside politics and focus on facts, says External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on coronavirus outbreak

We must set aside politics and focus on facts, says External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on coronavirus outbreak

Asserting that the world stands at a "transformative moment", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said dispassionate scrutin...Read More

Google brings fact-check label to images in Search

Google brings fact-check label to images in Search

This measure to fight misinformation spread through use of images builds on Google's fact check features in Search and News.

Google adds fact-check label to search images to sieve through misleading information

Google adds fact-check label to search images to sieve through misleading information

To help users decide whether they should believe what they see, Google has started showing a fact-check label under the thumbnail image r...Read More

Netizens in shock after leading daily uses wrong people's pics in suicide story

Netizens in shock after leading daily uses wrong people's pics in suicide story

On Monday, The Free Press Journal published a piece on how media is broken and it needs to be fixed. The author of the article opines "As...Read More

Fake News Alert: No plan for another lockdown in Delhi, says government

Fake News Alert: No plan for another lockdown in Delhi, says government

The fact-checking arm of the government’s Press Information Bureau (PIB) has on Sunday quashed rumours of another lockdown in the nationa...Read More

Cyber cops crack whip on netizens spreading rumours

Cyber cops crack whip on netizens spreading rumours

Since the last few days, a number of messages were being circulated on WhatsApp and other social media claiming that the state government...Read More

After putting 'warning' label under Donald Trump's tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey launches Civic Integration Policy to prevent fake news during elections

Twitter vs Trump: Jack Dorsey launches Civic Integration Policy to to prevent fake news during elections

Twitter Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey took to his site on Thursday morning in response to US President Donald Trump’s threat of shutting do...Read More

Indore: Man arrested for spreading rumour about opening of shops in red zone

Indore: Man arrested for spreading rumour about opening of shops in red zone

A team of crime branch is constantly monitoring the social media platforms to keep an eye on the people spreading misleading information.

Beware of sharing fake videos: You can face up to a year in jail under Disaster Management Act

Beware of sharing fake videos: You can face up to a year in jail under Disaster Management Act

Former Rajya Sabha MP Shahid Siddique has been trolled on social media for sharing a video on his Twitter profile of a woman holding a ch...Read More

Amit Shah's Home Ministry red flags fake video targeting minorities, Tablighi audio, takes it down later - the story so far

Amit Shah's Home Ministry red flags fake video targeting minorities, Tablighi audio, takes it down later - the story so far

The Amit Shah-run union home ministry recently appointed a thinktank on how to ‘spot and investigate’ fake news. This thinktank, amongst ...Read More

Amit Shah’s Home Ministry cites Alt News amid fact checkers to check ‘fake news’, infuriates right-wing Twitter

Amit Shah’s Home Ministry cites Alt News amid fact checkers to check ‘fake news’, infuriates right-wing Twitter

UPDATE: The Bureau of Police, Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs has removed the document which cited Alt News amid fact ...Read More

Fake News Alert: No, Amit Shah didn't tweet that he has 'cancer'

Fake News Alert: No, Amit Shah didn't tweet that he has 'cancer'

A tweet, allegedly, posted by Home Minister Amit Shah has been doing the rounds on social media since Saturday morning.The tweet has Amit...Read More

Ratan Tata busts fake news, says 'my picture alongside a quote does not guarantee me having said it'

Ratan Tata busts fake news, says 'my picture alongside a quote does not guarantee me having said it'

On Sunday, Indian billionaire philanthropist and former Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata, took to Twitter and clarified that a newspaper...Read More

'Retired Major' and RW Twitter user 'Skin Doctor' booked for 'satire' on oranges by Cyberabad Police

'Retired Major' and RW Twitter user 'Skin Doctor' booked for 'satire' on oranges by Cyberabad Police

He shared a forged newspaper clipping of a Hyderabad daily, with the headline ‘Cyberabad police bans the sale of oranges in the city'.

WhatsApp Fact Check: Did a girl with three boyfriends spread coronavirus to all of them in Inception-level plot?

WhatsApp Fact Check: Did a girl with three boyfriends spread coronavirus to all of them in Inception-level plot?

A WhatsApp forward has been doing the rounds about how a girl with multiple boyfriends started spreading the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 ...Read More

Study criticizes social media for spreading fake news on coronavirus

Study criticizes social media for spreading fake news on coronavirus

The study, published in the journal Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, found that there were notable differences in views abou...Read More

'Zero tolerance for those posing as Arab Royals': Gulf nations tell New Delhi

'Zero tolerance for those posing as Arab Royals': Gulf nations tell New Delhi

A number of fake Twitter handles, posing to be members of Arabic Royalties, posting anti-India rhetoric, has raised concerns in New Delhi...Read More

Shocking: Google shows Cong president Sonia Gandhi's pictures when you search 'Italian Bar Dancer'

Shocking: Google shows Cong president Sonia Gandhi's pictures when you search 'Italian Bar Dancer'

Google needs to get its algorithm right. In the latest mess by the search engine giant, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi's name cr...Read More

Delhi Police slammed for sharing Sudhir Chaudhary's video, Twitter says you are normalising 'fake news peddler and 'hate monger'

Delhi Police slammed for sharing Sudhir Chaudhary's video, Twitter says you are normalising 'fake news peddler and 'hate monger'

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, from Bollywood personalities, sportsperson, politicians to common man - everyone has taken upon themselves...Read More

Free Press Journal

www.freepressjournal.in