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  • News vs Fake News: Assam Police Explains With 'Bala' Meme

    News vs Fake News: Assam Police Explains With <i>'Bala'</i> Meme

    Assam Police amused many on Twitter with their post cautioning against fake news.

  • Centre Concerned Over Social Media Abuse For Fake News, Porn: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Centre Concerned Over Social Media Abuse For Fake News, Porn: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    The government on Thursday expressed serious concern over "public platforms" like YouTube, Google, WhatsApp and others being abused for revenge porn, fake news and content designed to incite violence and cautioned that while the digital world cannot be caged, players have to be accountable and responsible.

  • No Proposal To Link Social Media Users' Profiles With Aadhaar: Government

    No Proposal To Link Social Media Users' Profiles With Aadhaar: Government

    The government said today that there is no proposal to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar numbers and asserted that steps are being taken to curb the spreading of fake news and pornography through social media platforms.

  • Coronavirus Sends Asia's Social Media Censors Into Overdrive

    Coronavirus Sends Asia's Social Media Censors Into Overdrive

    Deluged by misinformation about the new coronavirus on social media, some Asian governments are fighting back with arrests, fines and fake news laws - something free speech advocates fear will entrench measures that can also silence dissent.

  • Social Media Firms May Soon Have To Maintain Database Of Mobile Numbers: Report

    Social Media Firms May Soon Have To Maintain Database Of Mobile Numbers: Report

    The information technology (IT) ministry has proposed that social media companies should maintain a database of active mobile numbers of all their users for verification purpose under a revised set of rules, according to a source.

  • "Fake News A New Menace," Says President Ram Nath Kovind

    "Fake News A New Menace," Says President Ram Nath Kovind

    Asserting that the din of the "breaking news syndrome" has consumed the media, President Ram Nath Kovind today said fake news has emerged as a new menace whose purveyors call themselves journalists and taint a noble profession.

  • Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

    Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

    Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check "fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole".

  • Citizenship Law Protests Highlights: BJP To Undertake Outreach Programme

    Citizenship Law Protests Highlights: BJP To Undertake Outreach Programme

    CAA Act Protest: In the backdrop of ongoing protests against the amended Citizenship Act and National Population Register (NPR), the ruling BJP has planned to undertake an outreach programme to rubbish the fake news and myths surrounding against them, sources in the BJP said.

  • 10 Best and Worst Tech Trends of 2019

    10 Best and Worst Tech Trends of 2019

    2019 was a mixed bag in terms of technology trends. On one hand, the consumers finally started really worrying about their data and big tech made some big promises to safeguard it, on the other, deepfakes went mainstream and are surprisingly each to create, becoming an even bigger cause of concern in the era of fake news and misinformation campaign...

  • WhatsApp Wars Over CAA Protests Divide Families

    WhatsApp Wars Over CAA Protests Divide Families

    With their parents bombarding them on WhatsApp with misinformation and even abuse over their stand on the new citizenship law, young women are hiding their identities on social media to voice outrage and find alternative families.

  • Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil Cut From PES 2020 in China Over Xinjiang Comments

    Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil Cut From PES 2020 in China Over Xinjiang Comments

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been deleted from Chinese versions of the popular Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) mobile game, the title's China distributor has said, as the fallout continued over his criticism of the country's treatment of its Uighur minority.

  • Publicise Aims Of Citizenship Act, Root Out Doubts: Top Court To Centre

    Publicise Aims Of Citizenship Act, Root Out Doubts: Top Court To Centre

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to consider a plea for publicising aims, objectives and the benefits of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to weed out fake news that was being circulated on the issue.

  • Plea In Top Court Seeks Publicity Of Facts On New Citizenship Law

    Plea In Top Court Seeks Publicity Of Facts On New Citizenship Law

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Wednesday the plea seeking a direction to the Centre and three states, including West Bengal, to publicise aims, objectives and the benefits of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to weed out circulation of fake news on the subject.

  • "Curb Violence, Fake News On Social Media": Centre To States Amid Citizenship Act Protests

    "Curb Violence, Fake News On Social Media": Centre To States Amid Citizenship Act Protests

    Amid ongoing protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act in several parts of the country, the centre today issued an advisory asking state governments to curb instances of violence and take steps towards stemming the circulation of "fake news" aimed at inciting people on social media.

  • China Bans Fake News Created With Artificial Intelligence, Bots

    China Bans Fake News Created With Artificial Intelligence, Bots

    China has issued new rules banning online video and audio providers from using artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality technologies to produce "fake news."

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'Fake News' - 523 News Result(s)

  • News vs Fake News: Assam Police Explains With 'Bala' Meme

    News vs Fake News: Assam Police Explains With <i>'Bala'</i> Meme

    Assam Police amused many on Twitter with their post cautioning against fake news.

  • Centre Concerned Over Social Media Abuse For Fake News, Porn: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Centre Concerned Over Social Media Abuse For Fake News, Porn: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    The government on Thursday expressed serious concern over "public platforms" like YouTube, Google, WhatsApp and others being abused for revenge porn, fake news and content designed to incite violence and cautioned that while the digital world cannot be caged, players have to be accountable and responsible.

  • No Proposal To Link Social Media Users' Profiles With Aadhaar: Government

    No Proposal To Link Social Media Users' Profiles With Aadhaar: Government

    The government said today that there is no proposal to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar numbers and asserted that steps are being taken to curb the spreading of fake news and pornography through social media platforms.

  • Coronavirus Sends Asia's Social Media Censors Into Overdrive

    Coronavirus Sends Asia's Social Media Censors Into Overdrive

    Deluged by misinformation about the new coronavirus on social media, some Asian governments are fighting back with arrests, fines and fake news laws - something free speech advocates fear will entrench measures that can also silence dissent.

  • Social Media Firms May Soon Have To Maintain Database Of Mobile Numbers: Report

    Social Media Firms May Soon Have To Maintain Database Of Mobile Numbers: Report

    The information technology (IT) ministry has proposed that social media companies should maintain a database of active mobile numbers of all their users for verification purpose under a revised set of rules, according to a source.

  • "Fake News A New Menace," Says President Ram Nath Kovind

    "Fake News A New Menace," Says President Ram Nath Kovind

    Asserting that the din of the "breaking news syndrome" has consumed the media, President Ram Nath Kovind today said fake news has emerged as a new menace whose purveyors call themselves journalists and taint a noble profession.

  • Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

    Social Media Rules May Make User ID Verification Mandatory

    Social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok may have to scramble for developing account identity-verification option to check "fake news, malicious content, misinformation, racial slurs, gender abuse that may have an impact on the individual and society as a whole".

  • Citizenship Law Protests Highlights: BJP To Undertake Outreach Programme

    Citizenship Law Protests Highlights: BJP To Undertake Outreach Programme

    CAA Act Protest: In the backdrop of ongoing protests against the amended Citizenship Act and National Population Register (NPR), the ruling BJP has planned to undertake an outreach programme to rubbish the fake news and myths surrounding against them, sources in the BJP said.

  • 10 Best and Worst Tech Trends of 2019

    10 Best and Worst Tech Trends of 2019

    2019 was a mixed bag in terms of technology trends. On one hand, the consumers finally started really worrying about their data and big tech made some big promises to safeguard it, on the other, deepfakes went mainstream and are surprisingly each to create, becoming an even bigger cause of concern in the era of fake news and misinformation campaign...

  • WhatsApp Wars Over CAA Protests Divide Families

    WhatsApp Wars Over CAA Protests Divide Families

    With their parents bombarding them on WhatsApp with misinformation and even abuse over their stand on the new citizenship law, young women are hiding their identities on social media to voice outrage and find alternative families.

  • Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil Cut From PES 2020 in China Over Xinjiang Comments

    Arsenal Midfielder Mesut Ozil Cut From PES 2020 in China Over Xinjiang Comments

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been deleted from Chinese versions of the popular Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) mobile game, the title's China distributor has said, as the fallout continued over his criticism of the country's treatment of its Uighur minority.

  • Publicise Aims Of Citizenship Act, Root Out Doubts: Top Court To Centre

    Publicise Aims Of Citizenship Act, Root Out Doubts: Top Court To Centre

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to consider a plea for publicising aims, objectives and the benefits of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to weed out fake news that was being circulated on the issue.

  • Plea In Top Court Seeks Publicity Of Facts On New Citizenship Law

    Plea In Top Court Seeks Publicity Of Facts On New Citizenship Law

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Wednesday the plea seeking a direction to the Centre and three states, including West Bengal, to publicise aims, objectives and the benefits of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to weed out circulation of fake news on the subject.

  • "Curb Violence, Fake News On Social Media": Centre To States Amid Citizenship Act Protests

    "Curb Violence, Fake News On Social Media": Centre To States Amid Citizenship Act Protests

    Amid ongoing protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act in several parts of the country, the centre today issued an advisory asking state governments to curb instances of violence and take steps towards stemming the circulation of "fake news" aimed at inciting people on social media.

  • China Bans Fake News Created With Artificial Intelligence, Bots

    China Bans Fake News Created With Artificial Intelligence, Bots

    China has issued new rules banning online video and audio providers from using artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality technologies to produce "fake news."

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