Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition filed against the state government's order for action against fake news. The bench of Chief...
The Bollywood superstar called the news "fake from start to end" saying his sister has only one child and she never travelled anywhere amid the lockdown.
Chief editor Zaw Ye Htet was arrested May 13, the same day his online news agency Dae Pyaw published an erroneous article alleging there had been a death due to the COVID-19 in eastern Karen state.
Facebook said it also removed more than 2.5 million pieces of content for the sale of masks, hand sanitisers, surface disinfecting wipes and COVID-19 test kits since March 1.
Those who would like to verify any message about its veracity could check the website.
Kashmir Press Club, also asked Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor G C Murmu to issue directions for putting an end to harassment of journalists in the Union Territory.
Developed in collaboration with AWS, Cisco and Hdyerabad-based startup Quantela, the application will be a single source of information on COVID-19 for citizens
Case was booked against K Satyanarayana Guptha from New Maruthi Nagar in Kothapet for allegedly telecasting fake news about the owner of a mutton stall at Chaitanyapuri cross roads getting infected with Coronavirus
While the Facebook-owned platform has been battling the menace of spread of fake news through its platform, the introduction of the new feature comes at a time when WhatsApp is being actively used by people to stay connected amid lockdowns globally.
"I would like to apprise you that the government of India is creating a web portal where people can verify facts and unverified news promptly."
According to City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar, the suspect, Sunny from Uppal, had prepared the fake GO as per which the Excise department had allowed the sale of liquor in the city.
"There probably is a concern from social networking companies about accuracy warnings degrading the user experience, because you're exposing users to content that they didn't want to see."
Adilabad: A man was arrested for allegedly circulating a video on WhatsApp stating that a person was infected with coronavirus in Kaghaznagar town on Thursday. Kaghaznagar...
According to police, Pittala Srikanth, a health supervisor of Hanamkonda lodged a complaint against V Rajendra Prasad, a resident of Oorugonda village, that the latter had spread a fake news through his mobile number
Two top physicians in the country Medanta Medicity's Dr Naresh Trehan and Narayana Health's Dr Devi Shetty found themselves helpless when fake news around them took the social media by storm on Thursday.
Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, provide people with a lot of information, but it's getting harder and harder to tell what's real and what's not.
Hyderabad: The Keesara police booked case against a gram panchayat ward member on charges of spreading fake news on the coronavirus on WhatsApp here...