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Aug 22, 2017
WhatsApp is exploring ways to check fake news, but end-to-end encryption makes this hard: ReportWith over 200 million users, India is the largest market for WhatsApp that has about 1.3 billion users globally.
Aug 21, 2017
WhatsApp and Facebook will be misused extensively in the next three days, says Parrikar ahead of bypollsThe comments come after a fake news report, quoted Parrikar as saying that he would opt to re-join the Defence Ministry if he lost the by-polls.
Aug 18, 2017
Facebook experiments with 'Featured Topic', a feature that curates news based on your interestsFacebook confirmed that the feature was in testing and said it was designed to help people discover stories that might be relevant to them.
Aug 17, 2017
Goa bypolls: BJP complains to EC of 'fake news' against chief minister Manohar ParrikarManohar Parrikar, who is contesting the Panaji Assembly bypoll scheduled on 23 August, said the fake news shows the frustration of the opposition
Aug 15, 2017
The Facebook Mobile app for iOS will soon get a link to a 'Trending News' section featuring vetted news storiesThe Trending News section is set to get a dedicated link in the Facebook Mobile app, but the update hasn't yet been rolled out to everyone.
Aug 14, 2017
Congress denies Priyanka Gandhi will be working president, calls rumours 'fake news' planted by govtThe Congress rejected reports of Sonia Gandhi indicating an active political role for daughter Priyanka and termed it as "mischievous instance of fake news" and unnecessary speculation
Aug 10, 2017
Facebook expands human review process in attempt to curb spread of fake news on its platformRecently, to cut down on low-quality content and fake news in News Feed, Facebook updated its algorithm again to remove such content from its platform.
Aug 10, 2017
Mozilla partners with Piere Omidyar's Full Fact Foundation to fight fake news onlineMozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said today it was launching a drive against “fake news” as fact-checking software backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar
Aug 07, 2017
Facebook restores Independent Online stories after a day of fake spam reportsThe articles shared on Facebook by IOL and other Independent Media title pages were marked as spam and subsequently removed by Facebook late on Saturday.
Aug 05, 2017
Facebook intends to "slip posts" from local politicians, regardless of party, into our News FeedFacebook has been trying to get its user base involved in politics for some time now.