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Here's how Facebook and Twitter fought misinformation and fake news on US Election Day

Facebook on Monday said it blocked 30 accounts on its platform and 85 accounts on Instagram that may be engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour"

Published on 7th November 2018
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Why Kannur Collector Mir Mohammed Ali is someone all Indian youth should look up to

IAS officer Mir Mohammed Ali, the collector of Kannur, is not only transforming the face of the district which was once bloodied with frequent political violence, there's a lot more to him as a person

Published on 31st October 2018
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Facebook to counter fake news with its War Room to stop election interference

The social networking giant has rolled out several initiatives to fight fake news and bring more transparency and accountability in its advertising since then

Published on 19th October 2018
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University of South Florida to celebrate Abdul Kalam’s 87th birth anniversary

As part of the celebrations, the university  will formally announce the name of the winner of the 2018 USF Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

Published on 16th October 2018
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Comedians Rajiv Rajaram and Utsav Chakraborty remind us that as long as we have our voices, we can make a difference

At the 12th edition of The Park's New Festival, these comedians were performing along with a host of other artists

Published on 29th September 2018
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This Kozhikode YouTube star's channel, Ballatha Pahayan, featuring witty videos has become popular for all the right reasons

One of Vinod's recent videos that went viral was his mimicry of Arnab Goswami and has already crossed 9,68,000 views

Published on 29th September 2018
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We need stories that bring us together: Rana Daggubati on why he's investing in entertainment start-ups

Rana Daggubati and Prasad Vanga are on a entrepreneurship promotion mission with their Anthill Studios, a business accelerator programme for the media and entertainment industry

Published on 30th July 2018
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This Telangana IPS officer is fighting fake news with folk songs and drums

Rema Rajeshwari, a 2009 batch IPS officer, was born and raised in Munnar and then completed her Masters in Computer Science from School of Computer Sciences (Mahatma Gandhi University)

Published on 15th July 2018
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WhatsApp calls for research proposals to understand why fake news spreads quickly in India

The messaging app owned by Facebook, is commissioning awards worth $50,000 to get researchers to look into why misinformation spreads quickly via WhatsApp

Published on 4th July 2018
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Have you ever been 'Hangry'? Or been 'mansplained' to? Here's what these terms mean

According to the Urban Dictionary, the word ‘webqoof’ refers to ‘a person who believes every word or information on the internet and social media’

Published on 24th June 2018
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Google to train 8k journalists to find and destroy fake news 

This network of certified trainers will then train more journalists and the workshops will be conducted in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi and Kannada in cities across India

Published on 19th June 2018
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You might want to go through this student-made 'Modi report card' before voting in 2019 elections

Students from JNU, along with other individuals, have released a 'performance report card' on Modi's government. Here are the important points

Published on 7th June 2018
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More than 50 Bengalureans 'jammed' near Church Street Social for a better future  

The Bengaluru Service Jam 2018 opened the doors to so many new ideas and solutions to the problems faced by the people

Published on 20th March 2018
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Was that a 'Youthquake'? Must be 'fake news'. Here are words that trended in 2017

Complicit, Feminism and Truth have been named top words of 2017 by several dictionaries and a language monitoring body as words used most by people this year

Published on 21st December 2017
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Belling the tiger: Anna Hazare launched Srijan Pal Singh's latest book The Black Tiger, which attempts to provide solutions for corruption

Srijan Pal Singh is out with his next book The Black Tiger in which he offers suggestions to tackle corruption from all angles 

Published on 12th October 2017

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