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The 3-yr-old video tweeted by Tarek Fatah is from Bangladesh, where people were protesting against the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government has taken an initiative to curb fake news by setting up a fact check team that verifies information put online.
A 2017 video is viral on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, claiming Sundar Pichai met his high school teacher Molly Abraham. But the man in the video is not him.
Two videos supposedly of flooding in Delhi were shared by several verified Twitter handles, including Delhi Congress Vice President Abhishek Dutt and ex-AAP member Alka Lamba.
In ‘Bad News’, Rob Brotherton writes about how the availability of news has impacted our capacity for it, over the last 200 years.
Congo Check has launched these videos so that the deaf and hard of hearing also have access to real information, especially during the Covid pandemic.
Take any crime, add a false Muslim angle to show Muslims as perpetrators. This is exactly what Christians did to Jews in Europe for centuries.
The petition filed by BJP's Vinit Goenka sought a law that can initiate action against Twitter for willfully abetting and promoting anti-India tweets and penalize them
French parliament now has a law mandating social media and tech firms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google remove hateful content within 24 hours of being flagged.
Police in Bengal filed 270 cases related to fake news between 18 March and 18 May. At least two dozen of these name BJP members.