International Fact-Checking Network
04 Aug 2020
WhatsApp's new feature will help you fact-check forwarded messages
In a bid to curb the spread of misinformation, WhatsApp is rolling out a feature to check whether a text received on the messaging service is actually true or not.
11 Jun 2020
New WhatsApp chatbot busts COVID-19 misinformation in Hindi
In a bid to help Indians fight misinformation around COVID-19, the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has launched the Hindi version of its fact-checking chatbot for WhatsApp.
23 Mar 2020
Now, WhatsApp is testing feature to verify fake news, rumors
As fake news continues to rise due to the outbreak of COVID-19, WhatsApp is doing everything possible to prevent people from being misled by baseless rumors/misinformation.
19 Mar 2020
WhatsApp launches new initiatives to combat coronavirus rumors
A day after Facebook and other big tech companies teamed up to combat misinformation around coronavirus disease COVID-19, WhatsApp, the messaging platform owned by the social network, has come to action.
18 Apr 2018
Facebook to fact-check news in poll-bound Karnataka
Facebook has partnered with an independent digital journalism platform BOOM to launch a fact-checking program in India.