Though the answer is not a perfect representation of the national mental health, analysis of Twitter data shows an uptick in signs of sadness, anxiety, depression, stress, and suicidal thoughts as compared to 2019
The feature, which will help provide context for tweets, was first uncovered by technology blogger Jane Manchin Wong
The feature will let users quickly search the web to find out news results or other sources of information about the content they receive.
Facebook says it will now label newsworthy content, activists argue 'new changes don't go nearly far enough'
Facebook also said it will label all posts and ads about voting with links to authoritative information, including those from politicians.
If the story is 90 days old, a pop-up will prompt users to ponder if what they are sharing is still relevant or not.
Campaigns against fake news tackle its supply, but more vital work perhaps lies in addressing the demand for it
If moral sense is innate in humans, just as a sense of language is, then it follows that fake news is appealing to the moral sensibilities of many in a way that more factual reporting is not. Without understanding and tackling this, we are unlikely to succeed in tackling the global information crisis.
Google will display the “fact check” labels underneath thumbnails that appear in image search results.
What is Facebook's deal with Donald Trump? The answer lies in an October 2019 dinner at the White House
On 20 November last year, NBC News broke the news that Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump and a Facebook board member, Peter Thiel, had dined together at the White House the previous month
With this feature, Twitter wants to curb misinformation and encourage meaningful discussions.
EU officials called out Russia and China for their roles in the spread of fake news.
Twitter's new labels will provide links to more information in cases where the risk of harm from the tweet is not severe enough to be removed but people could be confused or misled.
Facebook said it had removed eight networks in recent weeks, including one with links to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Corporation.
The WhatsApp chatbot is currently available in English but will soon be available in Hindi, Spanish and Portuguese.
YouTube began removing videos that claimed coronavirus was caused by 5G wireless networks last week.
Bandra migrants' protest: Mumbai court sends nine people to police custody till 19 April; accused were present in crowd, says police
According to police sources, the nine persons were present in the crowd during the gathering near Bandra's Jama Masjid on Tuesday, violating the lockdown.
Bandra migrants' protest: Misinformation on trains spread through 11 methods, police have tracked down accounts, says Maharashtra home minister
Misinformation may have been a factor behind a protest by migrant workers near Mumbai's Bandra station on Tuesday.
This is a 24-hr service that aims to provide up to date and verified information on the pandemic.
Instagram has also launched a new 'stay home' sticker to promote social distancing amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Amitabh Bachchan deletes tweet on 'clapping vibrations destroy virus potency' after backlash
Amitabh Bachchan posted the tweet on the coronavirus along with his picture, which had three question marks scribbled on it, leading many to wonder if the actor was sharing his opinion or questioning the theory floating on social media
Coronavirus Outbreak: How Apple, Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Microsoft, Instagram are helping users cope with the pandemic
Combating fake news or misinformation about COVID-19 is also one of the most important issues right now for social media platforms.