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Tech firms must do more against 'fake news', says Apple CEO Tim Cook

February 11, 2017 7:53 pm

All of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news said Apple CEO, Tim Cook.

New way to identify credible tweets may combat 'fake news'

January 29, 2017 11:31 am

Scientists have identified words and phrases that predict the credibility of posts on Twitter that may help tackle the menace of 'fake news'.

Intentionally or not, big brands help fund fake news

January 29, 2017 10:20 am

When a fake-news story spreads on Facebook, lots of people end up on the article's original site — and ads follow.

Facebook takes aim at fake news with new 'trending' formula

January 26, 2017 10:47 am

Facebook is updating its "trending" feature that highlights hot topics on its social networking site, part of its effort to root out fake news stories.

Here is why Facebook launched its Journalism Project

January 14, 2017 1:44 pm

In 2016, a new phrase gained prominence in the lexicon of the internet: Fake News. During the US Presidential race, Facebook came under the spotlight, but not for the right reasons.

Police arrest woman for spreading false news about gangrape and murder on Whatsapp

January 15, 2015 6:04 pm

"The accused has told police she had composed the 'breaking news' message as a 'joke'," the SP said.


Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

Stop planting fake news through papers: Ashutosh tells BS Bassi

January 19, 2016 9:01 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.