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Oct 30, 2018
Firstpost opinion, analysis, commentary and reviews are now available on WhatsAppA selection of the best Firstpost articles across the fields of Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Business and more are now available to you via WhatsApp
Sep 01, 2018
Supreme Court bans all construction work in three states, one UT over govts' failure to frame solid waste management policyThe Supreme Court on Friday castigated some states and union territories for a "pathetic" attitude in not framing proper policy on solid waste management and stayed further constructions in those places till they brought it out.
Aug 23, 2018
China tightens controls over internet content to make it 'clean and righteous'China maintains a strict censorship regime, banning social media including Google and Facebook.
Aug 09, 2018
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 14: Mystery over Asiad contingent, Thibaut Courtois' transfer and more on our daily sports podcastMystery over India's Asian Games squad, Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s blockbuster move to Chelsea and the Ben Stokes trial — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.
Jun 20, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia inch closer to Round of 16 as stunning second-half show floors EgyptThree weeks and three days after Sergio Ramos twisted and slammed Egypt's best World Cup hope into the grass, Mohamed Salah returned. He won a penalty, and scored it, ripping the ball with his left foot into the top corner. But by then, Russia were already three up and this game was as good as gone.
Mar 21, 2018
Google doubles down on Facebook woes, commits $300 million to help news publishersGoogle on Tuesday launched a new initiative, committing $300 million to help news publishers get more paid subscribers while stemming the flow of misinformation.
Mar 16, 2018
Can true news stories outperform lies on Twitter? MIT study reveals stunning insightsAfter studying 126,000 “contested” stories tweeted by ~3 million people more than 4.5 million times, three scholars from the prestigious Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have placed before the world a stunning piece of research to read and learn from - recently published in Science magazine. That lies travel faster, deeper and father than the truth on Twitter is the grim conclusion the study comes to. Buried deep within the text and graphs are mirrors to society’s rough edges when online is a lived space.
Mar 09, 2018
MIT study finds false stories on Twitter travel way faster than the truthThe scientists calculated that the average false story takes about 10 hours to reach 1,500 Twitter users, versus about 60 hours for the truth. On average, false information reaches 35 percent more people than true news.
Mar 06, 2018
Facebook wants to be the de-facto destination for current news with its new ‘Breaking news’ labelFacebook added that the publishers can add this breaking tag to one post every day in addition to five more posts each month.
Feb 25, 2018
Free news gets harder to find as media organisations look to keep content behind paywallsFor those looking for free news online, the search is becoming harder.