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SC asks Centre to use its power against fake news, warns they will hand it to an outside agency otherwise

The Chief Justice told the Centre why should the court refer to NBSA (News Broadcasters Association), and others when the Centre has the authority to look into it

Published on 17th November 2020
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Why this Bengaluru artist's comics on political issues with a hint of satire is a hit on social media

Aravinda Tegginamath started ButtSir Comics on social media during the lockdown and it has already become quite popular among the masses. We find out why

Published on 27th October 2020
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How Iyan Karthikeyan is using YouTube and hard research to take on India's fake news factories

Iyan Karthikeyan, who runs YouTurn, a YouTube channel through which he dispels fake news talks about the challenges this initiative throws at him

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Know your history right for a better present: Why the Rebel Radio is sending out their podcasts only via WhatsApp

Rebel Radio has released its 113th audio presentation and plan to carry it on via Whatsapp alone for the next year

Published on 5th September 2020
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How Twitter has miserably failed to tame parody accounts in India

Most of these accounts are being used for the purposes of targeting a particular person or for the purposes of forwarding or perpetuating a particular philosophy, political, religious or otherwise

Published on 20th July 2020
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Stegcloak anyone? These SSN students' crypto software lets you send secret messages in text messages

Developed by CSE students from SSN College of Engineering, Stegcloak lets you send seemingly normal messages on any app but conceals secret information

Published on 30th June 2020
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The changing face of engineering in a post-COVID world: Q&A with Maheshwara Chaitanya

Br Maheshwara Chaitanya from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham talks to Edex about the scope of learning online, if it is here to stay and why India doesn't have enough skilled engineers today

Published on 15th June 2020
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Plea to remove groups like Bois locker room from social media; HC seeks Centre, Instagram's reply

The order came on the application moved by former RSS ideologue K N Govindacharya "highlighting the unlawful nature of illegal groups" like 'Bois Locker Room'

Published on 19th May 2020
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Hyderabadi rapper MaaHaa's Quarantine Freeverse is not just a cool track but informative as well

Mahadeva Sastry AKA MaaHaa went to study in Chennai and worked there too, only to realise that his calling actually lies somewhere else, in rapping. This is this young rapper's inspiring story

Published on 9th May 2020
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Why this myth and fake news buster app by IIIT Delhi profs is the coolest thing in this COVID-19 world

Projects like these are possible due to better interdisciplinary research and India is taking baby steps towards it and in a couple of decades, it should be where the developed nations are now

Published on 9th May 2020
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WhatsApp sees 70% drop in frequently forwarded messages with new limit

In a bid to curb the flow of misinformation in COVID-19 times, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on April 7 announced to introduce a new limit on frequently forwarding messages

Published on 27th April 2020
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SFI to hold protest from home during lockdown, calls for fee exemption for students

The government must provide a minimum amount of cash to the students or directly transfer it to their bank accounts, said the students' federation

Published on 20th April 2020
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IIM Kozhikode alumni-led international team develops vital digital tool to fight COVID-19 fake news

An IIM-K release said the website 'COVID FYI' (covidfyi.in) is a one-stop digital directory for all COVID-19 related services and help released by officials

Published on 16th April 2020
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AICTE asks engineering colleges not to sack faculty, force fee payment until normalcy is restored

AICTE's notice to institutes specifically focused on curbing the menace of rampant fake news and misinformation being spread on social media amid the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 16th April 2020
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TN artists takes to puppetry to spread awareness, squash fake news on COVID-19

Chennai-based 'Bommalattam' artist Mu Kalaivanan has chosen this folk art to spread awareness among the public

Published on 12th April 2020

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