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22 year-old led global tech startup develops EI platform to check fake news

Global tech startup Logically launched its intuitive, human-centric platform powered by Extended Intelligence (EI) machine learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and human oversight to empower citizens to combat fake news and misinformation on any topic.

WhatsApp working on reverse image search to help identify fake news: Report

WhatsApp is testing reverse image search in its beta channel that would help identify if an image sent/received is real or fake. The feature is not available yet and there is also no word on its availability.


Most people do not verify fake news before sharing, study shows

Most people do not verify whether a new piece of information is accurate or fake before sharing it on social media, regardless of age, social class or gender, a study has found.

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Constant tall claims by BJP detract from the positives of the government

This article is fake news. But it’s also the work of AI

Now OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research group in San Francisco, has unveiled a machine learning algorithm that can generate coherent text, including fake news articles, after being given just a small sample to build on.

Why it's too much to expect social media companies to end the spread of fake news

Technological control of fake news is impossible if we remain eager to hate.


AAP threatens legal action as fake WhatsApp messages of its senior leaders go viral

In a statement, chief of legal wing and party spokesman Jastaj Singh Arora said the online campaign orchestrated against the party was a well-thought out design to defame AAP. He rubbished it as propaganda against some leaders.

‘Fake news’ on LS poll schedule: EC asks Delhi police to probe

The news item in question, which gained traction on social media on January 15, claims that Lok Sabha polls will start on April 7 and end on May 17.

There is nothing called WhatsApp Gold; it’s just a virus

 The WhatsApp Gold hoax, first circulated in 2016. essentially offers you a hidden feature of the messaging app with extra features.

BJP IT cell head: Opposition spreading fake news against party's senior leaders

Citing a newspaper clipping of BJP chief Amit Shah attacking and demeaning a specific community, BJP's IT cell convener Amit Malviya said it is fake news, and alleged that it was tweeted by the Twitter handle of a senior Congress leader from MP.

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Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.


Stop planting fake news through papers: Ashutosh tells BS Bassi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.