City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said the channel had posted fake videos implying that the police used lathis on Tuesday to enforce the night curfew.
The arrested person was S. Sanjeev Kumar (48), a CA working with a prominent firm in Banjara Hills and a resident of Madhapur.
Concerns have been raised about rampant abuse of social media platforms and spread of fake news and the government is bringing in a "soft touch" regulation, said minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
The consequences of misinformation can be fatal, since often during a crisis, people are forced to make snap decisions while trying to take care of their mental health, said the researchers
Clarifying the news on various social media platforms to be wrong, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar requested citizens not to believe it.
TPCC Chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy said that a video which has become viral is aimed at damaging the prospects of Congress in the ongoing bye-election in Dubbak.
Zuckerberg declares his 2018 resolution is to “fix” Facebook.
The NBSA said while it is the duty of the news channel to report news, it should not violate the privacy of the dead nor sensationalise a tragic incident.
The Discom has made it clear that even if there was a delay in taking the meter reading by its staff, every machine used to take printouts is equipped with software that calculates the bill for a month only
The researchers conducted several studies to see what would have the biggest impact on getting people to avoid spreading fake news.
The regulator also imposed a fine of $720,000 on Google for violating local telecom laws, as it did not properly notify users of YouTube Premium's charged service.
The news clip was designed using V6 new channel logo though the news channel did not carry any such news.
WhatsApp has over 400 million users in India, where around 44 per cent of the population understands the Hindi language.