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Jul 19, 2019
Baybars Orsek, director of International Fact-Checking Network, set to visit India this year to help develop fact-check strategyThe non partisanship policy of IFCN says that its members should not have direct involvement in any political parties and advocacy organisations.
Mar 08, 2019
YouTube to give 'information panels' in search results in India to counter fake newsThese information panels will be provided by YouTube’s verified fact-checking partners.
Nov 19, 2018
WhatsApp partners with DEF to train community leaders on tackling fake news in IndiaThe training will also enable one to differentiate between rumours and opinions and how to tackle instances of false news
Oct 06, 2018
Facebook to establish a task force in India to prevent 'election-related abuse'In April, Zuckerberg said Facebook will ensure that its platform is not misused to influence elections.
Sep 14, 2018
Facebook to use a machine learning model to fact-check photos and videosFacebook is expanding its fact-checking capabilities to all of its third-party analysis partners.
Aug 21, 2018
It seems ridiculous, but Facebook is apparently rating us on our trustworthinessThe trustworthiness core is partly related to a user’s track record with reporting stories as false.
Jun 27, 2018
Facebook removes more than 10,000 allegedly fake Pages, Groups before electionsFacebook is trying to tackle the presence of "bad actors" on the platform and rooting them out.
Jun 22, 2018
Facebook announces new fact-checking measures, to scale to more countries by year endThe social media giant now has the fact-checking programme running in 14 countries and plans to scale to more countries by the end of the year.
Apr 18, 2018
Facebook announces a 'third-party fact-checking program' in India for fighting fake newsFacebook os starting the partnership with BOOM as “it is one of the only two fact checkers in the country” that has been certified by Poynter Institute.
Mar 30, 2018
Facebook begins fact-checking photos and videos to clamp down on fake news and hoaxesFacebook has for months faced an uproar among users whose complaints range from the spread of fake news to the use of the network to manipulate elections.