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Meta took down 27.3 million pieces of bad content from Facebook, Instagram in India

Meta took down 24.6 million pieces of bad content from Facebook and over 2.7 million pieces of content from Instagram in March 2022. Here are the...

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Indian govt blocks 16 YouTube channels, including 6 from Pakistan for spreading fake news

The blocked YouTube channels and the Facebook account had a cumulative viewership of over 68 crore. The Information and Broadcasting...

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Indian govt bans 22 YouTube channels for spreading fake news: Check full list

In addition to blocking 22 YouTube channels, the Indian government has also banned three Twitter accounts, one Facebook account and one news website...

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Facebook bug promoted fake news on News Feed, took six months to fix

A bug in Facebook's algorithms promoted fake news on users' News Feed and it took the company six months to fix it. Here's what else...

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How one fake Telegram account could have led to the end of Russia-Ukraine war

Instant messaging applications like Telegram and WhatApp have an instrumental role in the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian conflict. Fake news,...

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Tired of fake news on WhatsApp? Here’s how to verify it

WhatsApp tiplines act as source for verifying potentially fake and misleading content including photos, videos, and even voice recordings ...

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Tech giants inability to moderate online content leaves Indian officials fuming

The Indian government has constantly maintained that accounts out of Pakistan promote fake news and anti-national content on social media. ...

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Govt bans 35 YouTube channels, 2 websites for spreading anti-India fake news

The YouTube accounts blocked by the Ministry had a total subscriber base of over 1 crore 20 lakh, and their videos had over 130 crore views ...

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IT Ministry suspends 73 Twitter account, 4 YouTube channel for spreading fake news

The IT Ministry has taken action against a game on 73 Twitter handles, 4 YouTube channels, and Instagram. They are accused of publishing inflammatory...

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Twitter will permanently ban accounts found posting misleading content on COVID-19

Twitter has developed a system where it will give users on its platform a total of five warnings before permanently deleting their account. ...

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Facebook testing label for posts in News Feed to fight fake news

Facebook testing new lables for posts in an attempt to fight fake news and make the context of posts on the platform clearer. Facebook is...

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Explained: Why did WhatsApp ban my account?

WhatsApp banned more than 2 million accounts in India between May 15 and June 15. Is your account one of them? Know why WhatsApp banned your phone...

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Instagram starts fact checking stories; will now flag fake news

Instagram Update- Check out Instagram has started fact-checking services to avoid false information flag, fake news. Know latest tech news, update at...

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WhatsApp should add a “doubt” button to combat fake news: Report

WhatsApp - Check out fight against fake news, beta, updates, features, rollout, study. Check out the latest on WhatsApp, smartphones, tech news. ...

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WhatsApp creates an information hub to fight coronavirus fake news; sets a $1 million grant

WhatsApp creates an information hub to fight coronavirus fake news; sets a $1 million grant tech news at BGR India WhatsApp has just...

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WhatsApp fights misinformation around Coronavirus with option to verify forwarded messages: Here is how

WhatsApp Coronavirus Misinformation - Check how the social messaging service is fighting fake news on its platform amidst outbreak. ...

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Coronavirus effect: WhatsApp is pulling all the stops to fight fake news in India

Coronavirus - Check out WhatsApp new features, chatbots, fake news, WHO partnership, grant. Check out the latest on WhatsApp, tech news. ...

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WhatsApp: How to stop the spread of fake news

WhatsApp, Facebook, Fake news, how to, coronavuirus, Check out all the latest news, reviews, leaks and tips on WhatsApp on BGR India Fake...

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WhatsApp says spread of viral forwarded messages have declined by 70 percent

WhatsApp viral forwarded messages - The social messaging platform has revealed the impact of its decision to limit the dispatch of forwarded...

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WhatsApp launches new campaign to curb fake news amid COVID-19

WhatsApp is expanding its efforts to reduce spread of misinformation on its platform amid COVID-19 pandemic. Follow latest tech news, reviews on BGR...

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WhatsApp university endangered with Search the Web: Here’s how it stops fake news

WhatsApp is rolling out the Search the Web feature in order to reduce sharing of fake news on its platform. The feature is yet to come to Indian...

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Beware of WhatsApp Valentine's Day Special scam, claims you've won free 7 days stay at Taj

WhatsApp Scam on Valentine's Day special 2021: A fake WhatsApp message is doing on messaging platform that promises people 7 days free stay at...

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Facebook to delete false claims related to COVID-19 vaccines and other rumors

Facebook will actively revamp its efforts to eradicate false claims related to COVID-19, vaccines and other rumors. Check out the list of claims...

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