04 Aug 2020
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.
26 Jul 2020
China's Alibaba and its billionaire founder Jack Ma have both been summoned by an Indian court over allegations of censoring content and spreading fake news.
09 Jul 2020
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday sought to clarify that it is yet to release the dates to announce examination results.
26 Jun 2020
Credibility and timeliness are the two most important aspects of online news consumption; they define what people perceive of different matters, events.
19 Jun 2020
Continuing its stringent content moderation practices, Twitter has fact-checked a video tweeted by US President Donald Trump and labeled the same as 'manipulated media'.
11 Jun 2020
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.
27 May 2020
Twitter has been working aggressively towards flagging and removing misinformation around COVID-19 and the upcoming US Presidential elections.
12 May 2020
After launching a way to let users rethink and change their 'mean responses', Twitter is moving to combat the problem of fake news related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
09 May 2020
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday issued a clarification on rumors circulating about his health.
03 May 2020
The spread of COVID-19 - the worst public health crisis of our time - has triggered a wave of misinformation around the world.
23 Apr 2020
In a bid to ensure transparency for its users, Facebook is bringing the ability to show the location of 'high-reach' pages and accounts.
07 Apr 2020
In a bid to prevent the spread of potentially dangerous misinformation, including those baseless rumors around COVID-19, WhatsApp is imposing new restrictions on message forwarding.
06 Apr 2020
Misinformation about a phased extension of the lockdown in India has been doing the rounds on social media.
30 Mar 2020
A fake WhatsApp forward, in the name of Reliance Jio, is trying to scam customers by promising to offer a free recharge worth Rs. 498.
23 Mar 2020
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
After Facebook and WhatsApp, Twitter has come into action to combat the spread of misinformation related to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
11 Mar 2020
Misinformation on coronavirus spreads like wildfire, and this time, it has roped in Daniel Radcliffe.
18 Feb 2020
Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.
17 Dec 2019
In a bid to combat fake news and misinformation, Facebook-owned Instagram is rolling out the ability to flag misleading posts.
20 Sep 2019
On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.
03 Sep 2019
There is a massive interest from users as Reliance prepares to commercially roll out Jio GigaFiber, its fiber-to-the-home broadband service, on September 5.
26 Aug 2019
Reliance Jio has been marred with sophisticated scams. Over the past several months we have reported on a Jio Mobile Tower Scam, Jio DTH connection fraud, and more recently on the fake activation requests for Jio GigaFiber.
08 Aug 2019
WhatsApp has become a hub for fake news, a place where ill-intended users spread scams, hoaxes, sometimes even life-threatening information.
28 Jul 2019
In February, the Indian Air Force eliminated Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps located in Balakot, Pakistan, by conducting airstrikes.
21 Jul 2019
It has been weeks since the #BottleCapChallenge took the internet by storm, but apparently, the trend is not entirely dead yet.
12 Jul 2019
WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature has been a contentious issue between the government of India and the messaging platform over concerns related to traceability of messages. However, we might soon see an end to this tussle.
05 Jul 2019
On Wednesday night, popular messaging service WhatsApp suffered a major outage.
28 Jun 2019
Remember Tricolor News Network (TNN) World?
25 Jun 2019
Fake news is on the rise and tech giants are doing everything in their power to put an end to it.
16 May 2019
Reliance Jio has been marred with sophisticated scams. Earlier, we had reported how Jio Mobile Tower Scam and Jio DTH connection fraud cheated many people in India.
05 May 2019
With all the good things that AI brings on the table, there's also the risk of abuse.
08 Apr 2019
A few days back, we all lauded WhatsApp for launching 'Tip-line', a seemingly powerful helpline to combat the problem of fake news.
04 Apr 2019
Finally, WhatsApp is adding a privacy setting to let users control who can add them into groups.
03 Apr 2019
The rumors on social media platforms about the CBSE re-conducting Class XII Economics and Physics papers turned out to be fake.
15 Mar 2019
Chris Cox, one of the first 15 software engineers of Facebook, is quitting the tech giant after mulling over it for more than two years.
05 Mar 2019
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
22 Feb 2019
In January, US-based The Washington Post reported about a teenager harassing an elderly at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.
17 Feb 2019
Following the deadly Pulwama terror attack, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel, several fake news posts are doing the rounds on social media.
24 Jan 2019
Just recently, WhatsApp started restricting message forwards to a maximum of 5 people.
15 Jan 2019
Recently, a fake message, in the form of a note from Singapore Airlines claiming to offer free plane tickets, started doing rounds on WhatsApp chats across the world.