Tag: fake news

Viral video: Imposter ‘Naga Sadhu’ not thrashed by Muslims

NEW DELHI: A video being floating on social media on September 2 with claims that…

WhatsApp to train users on dangers of fake news

New Delhi: After being asked by the central government to take steps to stop the…

Trump warns Google, Facebook & Twitter over fake news

San Francisco: US President Donald Trump issued another veiled threat to Google and social media…

Fake news nets $1.2 mn compensation for NRI businessman

Vancouver: An Indo-Canadian businessman, who is originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded $1.2 million…

WhatsApp rejects India’s request

After fake messages circulated on WhatsApp triggered several incidents of mob lynchings in recent weeks…

Altaf awarded Rs 8.4 cr in compensation over defamation in fake news articles

NEW DELHI: An Indo-Canadian businessman, who is originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded $1.2…

Saudi clarifies building collapsed rumours during Haj pilgrimage

JEDDAH: Saudi Civil Defence denied rumours circulating about the collapse of a hotel in Makkah,…

Postcard News founder falsely claims Pak’s I-Day to be celebrated in Bengal

BENGAL: “Please look into this matter. Shame politics by T.M.C in W.B what is the…

Now you can’t forward WhatsApp messages beyond this number

NEW DELHI: As the government served WhatsApp with a second notice asking it to check…

Meet Telangana IPS officer fighting fake news in a unique way

HYDERABAD: This 2009 batch IPS officer has crafted a genius and innovative method of combatting…

Actor Prakash Raj earned plenty of plaudits for this twitter post

NEW DELHI: Veteran multilingual actor and director Prakash Raj's reaction on Facebook’s action against fake…

Wrong information on social media responsible for Hyderabadi youth Azam’s killing

Hyderabad: The family members of late Mohammed Azam demanded the government to take stern action…

Facebook will not remove fake news, but demote it

San Francisco: Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform…

Death by ‘fake news’: social media-fuelled lynchings shock India

Panjuri Kachari :The smartphone footage shows the two blood-soaked men pleading for their lives. Moments…

Brazil fighting fake news in the classroom

Sao Paulo: Brazil has taken a stand against the explosion of "fake news" stories swamping…

Before Trump, the long history of fake news

Paris: In capital letters and with an exclamation mark, "FAKE NEWS!" may have been popularised…

Hindu khatre mein hai? How the fake news ecosystem targets minorities to create a fear psychosis

Social media has become a convenient medium for purveyors of misinformation. Fake news has grown…

Fake news claims Muslim filed petition in SC against Hindu ritual

NEW DELHI: On July 7, several claims on social media alleged that members of the Muslim…

Suggest a solution to tackle fake news on WhatsApp, win $50,000

NEW DELHI: Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp, which has been blamed for the inability to fight…

‘Horrified’ at mob-lynching, WhatsApp reveal plans to curb fake news

NEW DELHI: With misinformation spread on WhatsApp leading to killing of tens of people across…