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Jan 31, 2019
Confidential evidence from Robert Mueller's Russia probe used in disinformation campaign, say US federal prosecutorsThe evidence in the Russia probe had been handed over to defence attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, a Russian company that special counsel Robert Mueller has charged with financing efforts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election.
Dec 27, 2018
Donald Trump is the worst perpetrator of fake news in the United States, says UN Special Rapporteur David KayeDavid Kaye also said that governments are real offenders when it comes to the spread of fake news.
Dec 27, 2018
LinkedIn co-founder unknowingly funded disinformation effort in Alabama electionsHoffman invested a total of $7,50,000 in the group's which used Russian-style disinformation tactics.
Dec 06, 2018
European Union exec proposes a plan to combat fake news as elections approachThe exec propose spending more money to counter fake news, establishing an early warning system.
Oct 26, 2018
Twitter beats Wall Street estimates despite losing 9 mn users after removing botsTwitter’s advertising revenue jumped 29 percent to $650 million in the third quarter from a year earlier
Aug 20, 2018
Kerala Floods: Indian Army warns against fake news, tweets images of imposter in combat uniform discussing rescue opsWith the toll in Kerala floods rising to 210, and over 3.14 lakh people shifted to relief camps, the state also has to tackle fake news. The Additional Directorate General of Public Information, on Sunday, issued a warning against an imposter wearing Army combat uniform in a video spreading misinformation about rescue and relief efforts underway in the state.
Apr 03, 2018
Fighting fake news: India joins series of nations issuing directives against sowing of disinformation in mediaIndia is not alone in issuing directives to counter the menace of fake news in the media. Countries around the world have drawn legislations against sowing of disinformation in media
Mar 02, 2018
Twitter seeks external help to improve quality of conversations in the light of rising online abuse and political manipulationTwitter is asking outside experts to pitch proposals for ways to measure the service's health by the quality of debates, conversations, and critical thinking.