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IT Ministry urges social media companies to do more to curb misleading info on COVID-19

Social media companies have also been asked to save details of uploaders of such malicious content which can be shared with law enforcement agencies when required

Published on 8th April 2020
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Ed-tech startup Illumnus creates innovative campaign April School Month to deal with lockdown

The unique campaign will help people fight boredom and restlessness due to the long-term lockdown

Published on 7th April 2020
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WhatsApp limits frequently forwarding messages to one chat at a time to curb fake news

WhatsApp which has over 400 million users in India last year introduced users to the concept of messages that have been forwarded many times

Published on 7th April 2020
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Survey suggests that people feel 50-80% of COVID-19 news stories on social media are fake

The respondents said that they knew it was fake after they saw an official clarification or correction from a government source

Published on 5th April 2020
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Declaring war on fake news: Hariharan and his band of celebs have a new lockdown track for you

Led by Hariharan, the band also has Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, playback singer Roop Kumar Rathod, celebrity chef Ranveer Brar and nine others

Published on 4th April 2020
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How UK student body NISAU is handling the COVID-19 panic among Indian students like a pro

Over the years, members of the NISAU organically grew and their success with the post-study visa issue also got them the attention of the High Commission

Published on 3rd April 2020
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SFI activists sent vital COVID-19 alerts to migrant labourers as WhatsApp messages in their native tongues

The organisation recently kickstarted a campaign called Mere pyaare changaayi, exclusively for the 'guest labourers' and is helping them avoid fake news and get government circulars out there

Published on 31st March 2020
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Bored during lockdown? This group will send you Science audio clips over WhatsApp everyday

Mango Education initiated Mango Science Radio in the wake of lockdown such that people can listen to Science stories and share a bit of knowledge to their friends and folks

Published on 26th March 2020
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COVID-19: Five tips to stay calm when the nation is in panic

If you’re uncertain about how to handle the
tornado of the ever-changing news and fear about Covid-19- you are not alone

Published on 23rd March 2020
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JNU professors offer students places to stay after admin orders shutdown before Janata Curfew

The JNUSU also accused the administration of propagating fake news. They pointed out the directive of the Delhi government does not talk about the suspension of hostel facilities

Published on 20th March 2020
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Can cow urine cure Coronavirus? Four of the most ridiculous myths about COVID-19 BUSTED

With the rising number of Coronavirus cases across the world, we asked a doctor to bust the most ridiculous myths surrounding it, for us. Here's what we found out

Published on 18th March 2020
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Kerala IT Department set to launch digital literacy campaign 'I am also digital'

The programme aims to increase the capacity of the society to enjoy the benefits of digital technology

Published on 7th March 2020
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Bullied by 'hinduphobes' or leftists in college? Facebook group The Hindu Cafe will help you out

Claiming to be a voluntary support group, they provide mental health support to students besides all other kinds of help when they come under fire from whom they term 'leftist organisations'

Published on 4th March 2020
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Government says no proposal to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar for now

Speaker Om Birla said there has to be a serious discussion on issues related to social media. Agreeing with him, Prasad added they need to discuss on the issue of social media misuse

Published on 5th February 2020
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Girl infected with Coronavirus in Thrissur is recovering, two more swab samples test positive

As the third nCoV infection case has been confirmed in the state, the health department has intensified its precautionary measures to avoid the disease spreading to more persons

Published on 4th February 2020

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