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Tired of blatant misinformation in the media? This video game can help you and your family fight fake news!

Developed specifically for research and educational purposes, the award-winning video game 'Bad New…

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Tips to spot fake messages and news on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging apps across the globe. It has to deal with the n…

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Boomers are memed for falling for fake news but are better at identifying online misinformation than Gen Zers and millennials, survey finds

Young people spend more time online than older generations, but this also means they're more likely…

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Fake naked pictures of young girls created with AI spark fury in a small Spanish town

More than 20 girls aged 11 to 17 have been identified as victims in Almendralejo, in the western Sp…

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Man arrested for posting fake news on WhatsApp

The person had circulated a piece of news on WhatsApp on Tuesday that two persons who had tested C…

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IFCN's WhatsApp chatbot to fight Covid-19 misinformation now available in Hindi

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The International Fact-Checking Network, a unit of the Poynter Institute,…

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How to fact check fake news on WhatsApp

In 2018, 29 people were killed in India by mobs after fake messages about alleged child-lifting …

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COVID-19 and the fake news fiasco

Taking cognizance of the fact that fake news can be as harmful as Coronavirus itself, the governmen…

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Congress' Venugopal demands probe into Facebook for 'interference in our electoral democracy'

Making a special mention in Rajya Sabha, Venugopal said media reports have revealed about Facebook …

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How to use WhatsApp's fact-checking feature to research the validity of viral, forwarded messages

You can now use WhatsApp to fact-check messages within the app — a new feature launched in August 2…

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WhatsApp launches second campaign to fight fake news ahead of India’s elections

As India heads into its 17th Lok Sabha elections, starting 11 April, social media platform WhatsApp…

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Chocolate company Cadbury warns public not to fall for social-media scam that claims to offer free Easter hampers to users

Cadbury urged customers not to interact with messages circulating on WhatsApp and other sites, whic…

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WhatsApp and Facebook are ‘reacting’ to curb fake news — some countries enact prohibitive laws

Given that misinformation spreads so quickly, there are some countries -- such as Singapore an…

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WhatsApp, Facebook put up more defensive measures in the face of increasing fake news

The WhatsApp tipline is a great solution for users who are actually interested in the authenti…

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New WhatsApp feature may allow you to check if images are real or fake

In order for users to verify whether an image is fake or real, WhatsApp will first have to up…

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Indian government has found a way to trace WhatsApp messages without breaking encryption

The Indian government might finally have a way around WhatsApp’s issue of not violating end-to-end …

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Government blocks over 60 social media accounts for allegedly spreading anti-India fake news

"These YouTube channels are sponsored from Pakistan," he said. On fake news through newspap…

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5G, AI, data privacy and mass surveillance — 12 biggest tech policy challenges India will have to face in 2020

The government want to increase its cyber might to ward off such hazards but experts feel some…

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India has more fake news than any other country in the world: Survey

Over 60% of Indians said they had seen fake news online against the global average of 57%, accor…