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Meta AI starts rolling out in India! Here are some cool things it can do for you on WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram

Meta is finally starting to roll out the highly-anticipated Meta AI—one of the world’s leading AI a…

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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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Data protection bill to drive deep behavioural changes for platforms exploiting data: Chandrasekhar

Misinformation, he said, is not to be confused with right to free speech. The minister noted th…

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WhatsApp might soon limit forwarding messages in groups to curb the spread of misinformation

Whatsapp is reportedly working on setting limits to forwarding messages in a group chat. The update…

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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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Facebook expanded its rules on posting misinformation and will remove all false claims about COVID vaccines, including that they cause autism

Facebook also said it is working with the World Health Organization to remove misinformation about …

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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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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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WhatsApp users can now fact-check forwarded message chains as another way to fight the spread of misinformation

The feature rolled out Monday and displays a magnifying glass icon in the chat that reroutes users …

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WhatsApp tightens sharing limits to curb virus misinformation

In recent weeks, "we've seen a significant increase in the amount of forwarding which users have t…

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How to use IFCN’s WhatsApp fact checker to fight Coronavirus misinformation

The Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life across the world and over 3.6 million people have been …

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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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WhatsApp is touting steps taken to cut the viral spread of coronavirus misinformation, but experts question whether it's done enough

WhatsApp told Business Insider last week that the encrypted messaging app saw a 70% drop in "freque…

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Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg said social media is 'bad for dictators' and that's why Putin blocked Facebook in Russia

"When we go down in Russia people are losing their ability to actually understand what's happening,…

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WhatsApp users are spreading a bogus UK exit strategy claiming the COVID-19 lockdown will end in August

The company says it has tried to limit false information about the pandemic being spread on its pla…

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WhatsApp will now have its own fact-checking bot to curb misinformation around COVID-19

The IFCN's bot connects people with independent fact-checkers in more than 70 countries and also…

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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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Here’s how to use one WhatsApp account on two phones

Android users had to download a third-party application like Whatscan Pro, which provided the co…

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WhatsApp will stop saving media from disappearing messages — here’s how you can still save photos and videos on your phone

WhatsApp had started testing disappearing messages in 2020 and the complete rollout began last year…

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One messaging app is affecting voter opinions in India more than other media put together

WhatsApp, in particular, is a concern considering that India is its largest market with over 200…