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Thanks to conspiracy theories, Australians are refusing to test for COVID-19

Health officials in southern state of Victoria pled with the public to get themselves tested and to ignore disinformation spreading online

03 Jul 2020 12:40 PM

Facebook bends to pressure, says will flag even Trump's post, if it violates rules

Unilever became the latest and one of the biggest advertisers to join several other brands that have stopped placing ads on Facebook.

27 Jun 2020 4:36 PM

What are you doing about fake news, EU asks Google, Facebook, wants monthly reports

Open up and offer more evidence that measures taken are working well, European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova says.

10 Jun 2020 7:39 PM

Amitabh Bachchan, Anand Mahindra face flak over fake news

Anxious billionaires tweet psuedo-science miracles to whole wide world

28 Apr 2020 2:06 AM

AA Edit: Media freedom is vital as India battles Covid-19

For a government that hardly ever acts against the WhatsApp rumour mill, it's a bit disingenuous to point a fake news finger at the media

02 Apr 2020 11:22 AM

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Fake news about coronavirus being spread by Russia to worsen crisis in US, Europe, says EU

An internal EU document warned that pro-Kremlin media outlets were promoting disinformation to undermine trust in healthcare systems

18 Mar 2020 10:09 PM

Beware of fake news, you can't self-test for coronavirus

Social media is filling up with fake news on COVID-19 despite steps taken by Facebook, Google, and Twitter to curb misleading information

13 Mar 2020 7:20 PM

As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

The coronavirus outbreak has stoked a wave of anti-China sentiment around the globe.

03 Feb 2020 9:12 AM

India to tweak proposed content regulations to ease burden on some - sources

The rules are part of India’s broader efforts to tackle disinformation and “fake news”.

09 Jan 2020 1:36 PM

Chinese diplomat blames the West of spreading fake news

China faced criticism for it's role against Hong Kong protests and ethnic groups in Xinjiang region.

20 Dec 2019 9:06 PM

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Facebook issues corrective label on user's post under new Singapore fake news law

Singapore’s law is the first to demand that Facebook publish corrections when directed to do so by the government.

01 Dec 2019 6:41 PM

China seeks to root out fake news and deepfakes with new online content rules

New rules include a ban on the publishing & distribution of “fake news” created with technologies such as AI and VR.

01 Dec 2019 1:18 PM

Singapore tells Facebook to correct user's post in test of 'fake news' laws

The government said in a statement that it had issued an order requiring Facebook “to publish a correction notice.”

30 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore says it is particularly vulnerable to fake news because of its position as a global financial hub.

25 Nov 2019 6:00 PM

Ayodhya Verdict: Himachal police warns against circulation of fake news

The apex court is likely to pronounce judgment at 10:30 am in Ayodhya case.

09 Nov 2019 10:37 AM

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Now, detect person’s intent to mislead

Study finds method to know speakers' intent.

03 Nov 2019 11:44 AM

Facebook, Google, Twitter urged to do more to combat fake news in EU

Should they fail they do so, they will face regulatory action says the European body which is also drafting safety & liability rules online.

30 Oct 2019 9:29 AM

News Corp to supply headlines for Facebook's upcoming news tab

Facebook Inc’s upcoming news tab will feature headlines from the Wall Street Journal and some other News Corp media properties, it revealed.

19 Oct 2019 12:37 PM

Yes Bank files complaint against fake news on its financial health

Shares of the company are witnessing heavy beating at stock exchanges during the last few days.

06 Oct 2019 5:14 PM

Fake news can be the cause of cognitive disability

Studies reveal that fake news can lead to false memories.

22 Aug 2019 10:04 AM

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