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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

WhatsApp to limit users sharing frequently forwarded messages to just one chat at a time

WhatsApp to limit users sharing frequently forwarded messages to just one chat at a time

WhatsApp will allow users to send frequently forwarded messages to only one chat at a time as part of efforts to curb spreading of misinf...Read More

Snapchat says it fact-checks political ads

Snapchat says it fact-checks political ads

San Francisco: While Facebook faces the ire over presence of misleading and fake political ads on its platform, Snapchat has said it fact...Read More

WhatsApp launches service to combat fake news in India

WhatsApp launches service to combat fake news in India

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Tuesday launched a service in India where over 200 million users in the country can tip off fake news, misinformat...Read More

Facebook to remove posts and misinformation that spur violence

Facebook to remove posts and misinformation that spur violence

San Francisco: Accused of helping to spur violence in countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India, Facebook has said it will begin removi...Read More

As lynchings rise, government tells WhatsApp to curb spread of misinformation

As lynchings rise, government tells WhatsApp to curb spread of misinformation

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday directed WhatsApp to immediately take steps to prevent the spread of “irresponsible and explosive me...Read More

JNU says students spreading misinformation, face-off continues

JNU says students spreading misinformation, face-off continues

New Delhi: The face-off between the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration and the agitating students continued on Tuesday, wit...Read More

Detecting misinformation can improve memory

Detecting misinformation can improve memory

New Delhi: Exposure to false information about an event usually makes it more difficult for people to recall the original details, but ne...Read More

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