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Facebook to reduce fake news distribution with new 'i' button

Facebook will source the authencity of the source from Wikipedia, hoping no false data on their part.

09 Oct 2017 7:16 PM

Facebook says 10 million US users saw Russia-linked ads

The ads have sparked anger towards Facebook and, within the US, towards Russia since Facebook disclosed their existence last month.

03 Oct 2017 7:35 AM

Zuckerberg seeks forgiveness for division caused by his work

Facebook found that an operation based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of US ads promoting divisive social and political messages.

02 Oct 2017 8:27 AM

Pope Francis to take on fake news, says ‘truth will set you free’

Pope Francis has repeatedly warned journalists of the weight of their responsibility in a world dominated by social media.

30 Sep 2017 2:04 AM

Facebook, Twitter, Google asked to testify on Russia's interference in US elections

The companies have been invited to appear before the House intelligence committee in October and before the Senate intelligence committee.

28 Sep 2017 10:02 AM


Facebook's Zuckerberg defends company after critical Trump tweet

Trump’s tweet criticized Facebook as “anti-Trump” and questioned its role during the 2016 presidential campaign.

28 Sep 2017 8:07 AM

Obama personally urges Zuckerberg to curb fake news rise on Facebook

The report comes days after Facebook announced it would be handing over to Congress ads bought by Russia linked fake accounts.

25 Sep 2017 2:54 PM

Facebook turns to offline media to combat fake news

India is among the top nations for Facebook.

23 Sep 2017 12:25 PM

Facebook to reject ads from pages touting 'fake news'

The move is the latest shot fired by Facebook in its war against 'fake news' used to deceive instead of enlighten.

29 Aug 2017 9:15 AM

Whatsapp exploring ways to check spread of fake news

End-to-end encryption of messages on the platform, however, is an obstacle in the path of monitoring fake news.

21 Aug 2017 6:35 PM


No confrontation between Indian, Chinese troops in Arunachal: MoD

The Army has also issued a statement saying that India's 70th Independence Day on Tuesday was "well celebrated all across border areas."

16 Aug 2017 3:33 PM

My base is stronger than ever, despite 2020 rumblings: Donald Trump

The New York Times detailed efforts by some Republicans looking ahead to 2020, including Vice President Mike Pence.

07 Aug 2017 8:11 PM

US: Lawsuit accuses Fox of contrive 'fake news' for Trump over Russia probe

Fox retracted the article on May 23, but the lawsuit accuses the channel of not clearing Wheeler's name and that he had been misquoted.

02 Aug 2017 12:01 PM

CEO Zuckerberg tweaks Facebook mission to focus on groups

Facebook's new mission is to emphasize support for hobby clubs, civil society organizations and other community groups.

23 Jun 2017 7:51 AM

Fake news triggered Paresh Rawal's tweet calling for Arundhati Roy to be tied to Army jeep

Social media went berserk on Monday over Rawal’s tweet suggesting Roy should be used as a ‘human shield’ by the Indian Army in Kashmir.

24 May 2017 3:07 PM


China to ban porn, fake news outlets

China has launched a fresh month-long crackdown on online pornography and fake news organizations in 11 provincial-level regions.

23 May 2017 8:02 AM

Facebook removes accounts in fight against fake news

Google took out newspaper advertisements in Britain's media offering advice on how to spot such stories

09 May 2017 10:29 AM

Google to put a leash on fake news

The algorithm for the Google search engine will be modified while offering more options to flag inappropriate content.

26 Apr 2017 9:50 AM

Facebook shareholders propose reports on 'fake news', pay equality

The issue of fake news came to prominence during the US presidential election last year and Facebook is already tackling it.

15 Apr 2017 4:25 PM

Get 10,000 views to start making money: YouTube

Google has also gone ahead to implement fact policing on its websites too.

08 Apr 2017 11:32 AM