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Twitter, TikTok hold preliminary talks about a possible merger for the Chinese app's US operations

While Twitter declined to comment, a TikTok spokesperson told news organisations- the company does not comment on market rumours

Published on 9th August 2020
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This weekly comic strip by Jadavpur University students is the coolest Corona awareness campaign. Here's why

The stories talk about rumours of how cow urine can help cure Corona to the scarcity of medical equipment and problems the medical personnel are facing 

Published on 9th April 2020
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Why is #DhoniRetires trending on Twitter and who started it?

Ever since Dhoni took a break from cricket after India's exit from the 2019 World Cup in England, rumours about the 38-year-old's retirement have been doing the rounds

Published on 29th October 2019
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HBD Michael Jackson: Here are 5 of the craziest rumours about the King of Pop BUSTED

On Michael Jackson's birth anniversary, we look back on the myths and rumours that always surrounded him while he was alive and also continue to haunt his legacy

 

Published on 29th August 2019
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WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting end-to-end encryption: IIT-M Porf

India started pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages after several lynching cases last year were linked to rumours spread on the messaging service

Published on 11th July 2019
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There should be discussions on fake news in the Parliament: Prakash Javadekar

Earlier, the Centre had mounted pressure on social media sites and messaging apps to regulate norms accordingly to handle the menace of rumours and fake news on its platform

Published on 21st June 2019
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Schools set to resume functioning in Sri Lanka after the Easter attack

Parents are hesitant to send their kids to school due to unconfirmed stories, rumours and gossips being spread among the people

Published on 21st May 2019
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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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Despite spate of attacks on students, Prakash Javadekar says no Kashmiris were assaulted

The Jammu and Kashmir administration asked students to not pay heed to any rumours and try to stay put at their respective places

Published on 20th February 2019
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Left sweeps polls again, N Sai Balaji becomes JNUSU President

All the four major posts went to the Left Unity in this year's elections which was marred with controversy with rumours of the EVMs malfunctioning
 

Published on 16th September 2018
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Here's how 'gossip' and 'rumour' are significantly different in meaning

A person who enjoys spreading gossip is called a gossipmonger and a person who enjoys spreading rumours is called a rumour- monger. Both the terms have negative connotations

Published on 29th August 2018
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Students 'caste' Kerala in doubt: This is more about hegemony than technology

Does the 'casteless Kerala' rumour tell us more about the weakness of the system or the secularism of the society?

Published on 31st March 2018

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