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Nov 28, 2017
Planting false stories to smear rivals may backfire if you are caught in the act, warn researchersCompanies that spread fake news against their competitors ultimately experience the brunt of negative publicity and reputation damage.
Nov 17, 2017
Facebook, Google, Twitter and other media organisations have joined 'The Trust Project' to fight fake newsStarting from 17 November, an icon will appear next to articles in Facebook News Feed. On clicking the icon, details about the organisation can be seen.
Nov 15, 2017
Facebook's fact checking effort is failing say journalists working with the social media giant to contain fake newsAccording to a report in The Guardian, these journalists say that Facebook's fact-checking tools are a failure.
Nov 03, 2017
Iran accuses CIA of spreading 'fake news' on Osama bin Laden declassified files, denies any link to Al-QaedaIran has accused CIA of spreading "fake news" about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed
Nov 02, 2017
Fake news named word of the year by Collins dictionary due to widespread usageFake news, a term heavily popularised by US President Donald Trump, been named the word of the year by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world
Nov 01, 2017
Russia probe: Facebook, Twitter, Google testify before CongressAmerican internet giants told Congress Tuesday they were committed to cracking down on fake news operations on their platforms like the ones Russians conducted to meddle in last year's US presidential elections.
Oct 25, 2017
Israel to guard against hacking ahead of general elections; identify Iran as the biggest cyber security threatIsrael is less concerned about hacking attempts on polling stations as the country, with less than 6 million voters, still uses paper ballots.
Oct 24, 2017
Facebook asked by British parliamentary committee for evidence of Russia-linked Brexit activityFacebook said on 2 Oct. that some 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on its network that were purchased in Russia.
Oct 17, 2017
Tech giants including Facebook might be affected by tough oversight in Europe as governments seek to combat fake news“We want Facebook to be a hostile place for terrorists,” director of global policy management and counterterrorism policy manager, said in a statement.
Oct 15, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan tells BJP not to 'mess with Kerala', accuses RSS of running 'boycott state campaign'Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had a terse message on Sunday for the BJP after it ended up in fourth place in the Vengara assembly bypoll — "don't mess with Kerala"