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Shehla Rashid

#ArrestShehlaRashid trends on Twitter after army slams her allegations of harassment in Kashmir  

Rashid had also given other updates on the situation including movement in Srinagar and neighbouring cities, cooking gas shortage, food supplies, communication blackouts.   

 

Published on 19th August 2019
Ankiv Baisoya

All is not lost yet: The truth behind Ankiv Baisoya's fake BA

College election is the first step for leaders like Ankiv Ji. He has cooperated throughout the investigation and shown that he is as righteous as Him

Published on 24th November 2018
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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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CBSE fights fake news, files complaint about paper leak rumour

The board has located a number of uploads available on YouTube falsely claiming to have access to the original question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted

Published on 7th March 2019
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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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Don't want to be added to a WhatsApp group without permission? Here's how

Under pressure to stop rumours and fake news, WhatsApp had last year restricted forwarding messages to five chats at once

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Explain any plan to link social media, Aadhaar: SC to govt 

The Centre has been asked to inform whether it is contemplating any move on framing a policy to regulate social media and link social media accounts with Aadhaar

Published on 13th September 2019
Facebook Announcement

Facebook may soon hire journalists and correspondents to curb fake news

The tech giant has already removed thousands of fake accounts, pages and posts on its social media platform

Published on 2nd April 2019
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Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell for 'inauthentic behaviour'

Facebook's Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher stated that the pages were taken down due to the usage of fake accounts to conceal the user's identity, and not because of their content

Published on 1st April 2019
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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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Finding the holes in an argument: Tracing multiple uses of a word

Albert P' Rayan explores the different meanings of the word, 'hole'. In this column, he answers a couple of questions for which he was searching for an answer.

Published on 14th September 2019
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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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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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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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How engineering students from IEEE saved lives by setting up Keralarescue.in

The student volunteers of IEEE Kerala speak about their portal which has helped people through two consecutive disasters — and what their motivation to keep things open source is

Published on 20th August 2019

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