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Master of fake news gives right-wing Americans headlines they believe

Christopher Blair produces false stories he insists are easily identifiable as satire rather than news. His pages can rack up millions of views, and at least part of that audience believes the ...

Master of fake news gives right-wing Americans headlines they believe

Twitter to label fake, manipulating tweets from next month

In yet another bid to take action against the circulation of synthetic and manipulating media on its platform, Twitter on Wednesday announced a new policy where it would begin labeling such content ...

Twitter to label fake, manipulating tweets from next month

Digital Bangladesh Concert: ICT div urges to ‘verify first, share later’

The ICT division of the Bangladesh government organised a gala concert on Thursday in the capital celebrating the 3rd Digital Bangladesh Day with the theme ‘Shotto Mittha Jachai Agey, Internet ...

Digital Bangladesh Concert: ICT div urges to ‘verify first, share later’

20 countries at UN commit to fighting fake news

Twenty countries, including France, Britain and India, signed an agreement at the UN on Thursday that aims to stop the spread of fake news online.The signatories, which also included South Africa and ...

20 countries at UN commit to fighting fake news

Flood of languages leaves Facebook struggling to monitor content

Facebook Inc’s struggles with hate speech and other types of problematic content are being hampered by the company’s inability to keep up with a flood of new languages as mobile phones ...

Flood of languages leaves Facebook struggling to monitor content

Academics express concern about Singapore's 'fake news' law

Nearly 100 academics worldwide have expressed concern over Singapore's proposed law against "fake news", warning it could threaten academic freedom and hurt the city-state's ambition to become a ...

Academics express concern about Singapore's 'fake news' law

Who shares fake news?

‘Fake news’, which, according to former US president Barack Obama, creates a 'dust cloud of nonsense', has become one of the most popular ‘socio-political topics’ in the world right now, thanks to ...

Who shares fake news?

Journo arrested in a case filed under Digital Security Act

A day after a case was filed against two journalists under the Digital Security Act for running reports on election results of Khunla-1 constituency with 'false' information, police arrested one of ...

Journo arrested in a case filed under Digital Security Act

8 held for ‘spreading rumours’ over national election

A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained eight people from Maghbazar and Mouchak areas of the capital city on Friday night on allegation of spreading rumour on social media over the national ...

8 held for ‘spreading rumours’ over national election

RAB opens Facebook page to verify fake news

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has opened a Facebook page titled 'RAB Cyber News Verification Centre' to aware people over false news and rumours spread during the 11th parliamentary election.Director ...

RAB opens Facebook page to verify fake news
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