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Controversial Directive to Suspend Press Accreditation Over Fake News Rolled Back

Intent on curbing the spread of fake news in India, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting recently released updated guidelines which sought to suspend...
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Popular Science Channels on YouTube Will Help Kids Learn About Fake News

YouTube might be entrusting Wikipedia for letting adults discern between reliable and dodgy sources of news but, it plans to help kids understand the...

Google News Initiative is a $300 Million Project to Fight Fake News, Support Journalism

Fake news is a huge problem in the digital age we live and breathe, but the mass inclination towards digital content has also taken...

Facebook Facing Federal Investigation Over Privacy Violation in Cambridge Analytica Mess

While Facebook has suspended Cambridge Analytica, the company which ran the Donald Trump presidential campaign, for breach of trust and violation of privacy policies, the trouble...

Facebook Watch to Get Daily News Section in Coming Months

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently shared his desire of cutting down on the amount of the news sources by one-fifth. He backed this step...
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YouTube Will Add Wikipedia Links Under Videos to Fight Conspiracy Theories

Videos engage more internet users and clearly make more impact on them. This is why YouTube is in a grave situation when it comes...

Facebook Has To Reinvent Itself, Says Co-Founder Chris Hughes

Facebook clearly doesn't have as many admirers as it does a few years ago. Being the largest social network has its vast share of...
Twitter is on a Road to Transformation and Embracing AI, CEO Informs Investors

Twitter Users 70% More Likely to Share Fake News Than Facts: MIT Research

Twitter already has a bad reputation when it comes to the credibility of news on its platform and while it has repeatedly sought help...
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Reddit Removes Hundreds of Troll Accounts, Blocks Ads From Russia ‘Entirely’

After Twitter, Facebook, Google and other internet bigwigs, it's the turn of the 'Front Page of the Internet' to do something about the fake...

Barack Obama Thinks Social Networks Could Be Corroding Democracy

The effect of social media on our lives is a debatable topic. Various studies have shown that isn't very good for mental well-being. And...

Researchers Are Hoping a Game About Making Fake News Will Help Fight Fake News

What started as some people being silly on the internet has now turned into an entire industry of people spreading misinformation, changing courses of...

The ‘Infocalypse’ Is upon Us, and It’s Only Going to Get Worse, Says Leading...

While the expression 'Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse' has long been used on the internet to refer to criminals like drug dealers, money launderers,...

Google’s Fact-Checking Feature Suspended Due to Inherent Flaws

Due to a recent investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation (TheDCNF) which discovered major flaws in Google's fact-checking feature for Search and News,...
Facebook to Rank News Sources in Trustworthiness Based on User Surveys

Facebook to Rely on User Surveys to Boost ‘Trustworthy’ News Stories

Facebook, in 2018, wants to move towards becoming a more user-dependent platform, rather becoming brand-reliant. It recently announced its plans of putting a revamped...

Nvidia’s AI Program Creates Unbelievably Realistic Photos of Fake Celebrities

Machine learning is consistently evolving - after all, that's the inherent property in this technology. And thanks a score of studies around the world,...

Germany Enforces Strict Hate Speech Law for Facebook, Twitter and Other Social Media

Last year left many scars on the psyche of active social media junkies. From 3,000 penises being seized by the FBI to old women...
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Here Are The Top Fake News Stories on Facebook in 2017

Facebook had a crazy 2017 fending off fake news from its platform and despite its steadfast efforts, hoax stories gained more engagement than last...
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