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Apr 11, 2019
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Here's everything WhatsApp is doing to avoid fake news, propaganda during election periodThe problem with WhatsApp is that the posts are totally private and encrypted. So no action can be taken even if the posts are spread through the medium.
Apr 04, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Facebook, WhatsApp should boost digital media literacy to supplement its efforts against fighting fake newsFacebook has 2.3 billion ‘citizens’ of its ‘digital nation’ and its time the tech giant is held accountable.
Sep 26, 2018
WhatsApp is working with Reliance Jio to spread awareness about fake messagesAll new users of JioPhone get educational material about spotting a forwarded WhatsApp message.
Sep 05, 2018
WhatsApp launches phase 2 of its anti-fake news radio ad campaign in IndiaThe first phase was kicked off on 29 August with ads across 46 radio stations of All India Radio (AIR).
Aug 29, 2018
WhatsApp partners with DEF to create awareness about the spread of misinformationDEF will host 40 training sessions in ten states, creating greater awareness about fake news.
Feb 13, 2018
Aadhaar critics claim to be slapped with criminal conduct and harassed by government agencies for their workThe head of the UIDAI, wrote: “The data of all Aadhaar holders is safe and secure. One should not believe rumours or claims made on its so-called ‘breach’."
Nov 20, 2017
For digital inclusion, Nokia launches a programme for weavers from Tamil Nadu called 'KanchiLoom'The programme titled "KanchiLoom" and to be implemented in partnership with Delhi-based non-profit Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) along with Nokia.
Aug 07, 2017
National Digital Library of India's mobile app wins the mBillionth South Asia AwardThe IIT Kharagpur-led NDL India is a single window integration over existing digital repositories with content in several Indian and foreign languages.
Aug 15, 2016
Responses to Trai's consultation paper on free data contain some good suggestionsWhile it is clear that Trai has no intention of withdrawing the Discriminatory Tariff Regulations, the Consultation Paper does appear to open up the doors to net neutrality violations again. Here’s a look at the comments and counter-comments that have come in response to this paper.
Jan 23, 2015
NOFN giving only half of promised 100 mbps broadband speed: studyGovernment has earmarked Rs 20,000 crore for NOFN project to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats by December 2016 with broadband speed of 100 mbps at each panchayat level.