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Google is paying the Wikimedia Foundation for better access to information

Google is becoming one of the Wikimedia Foundation’s first Enterprise customers. The service will give Google more efficient access to large...

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Govt bans over 35 WhatsApp groups for spreading misinformation about Agnipath scheme

Govt bans over 35 WhatsApp groups for spreading misinformation about Agnipath scheme The Central Government has introduced measures in...

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Hospital websites are sending medical information to Facebook

Many hospital websites use a tracker called the Meta Pixel that sends information to Facebook. An investigation from The Markup found that the...

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Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Google and others agree to new EU rules to fight disinformation

The EU has issued a new "code of practice on disinformation," forcing big tech platforms to do more to tackle propaganda and fake news....

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Pixel update squeezes more useful information into the lock screen

Google’s latest feature drop for Pixel phones adds yet more features to At a Glance; a new shortcut to offer easier access to vaccine cards; and a...

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Govt withdraws statement advising people against sharing Aadhaar photocopies

MeitY in its release noted that only organisations that had obtained license from the UIDAI were allowed to use Aadhaar for establising identity of a...

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5G will speed up news delivery, enhance user experience: Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has said tha 5G will improve content quality and news delivery in India. 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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Obama’s plans to fight disinformation are better than most

Barack Obama has begun drawing attention to disinformation reform, delivering an hourlong keynote address at Stanford University titled...

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Army Corps of Engineers closes SpaceX Starbase permit application citing lack of information

SpaceX can re-open the application simply by providing the information requested The US Army Corps of Engineers has closed a permit application for a...

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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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Facebook’s algorithm was mistakenly elevating harmful content for the last six months

An internal Facebook investigation found that a "massive ranking failure" mistakenly elevated misinformation, Russian state media, and...

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The White House has launched a new COVID-19 information site, COVID.gov

The Biden administration has launched COVID.gov, a website that contains information and local resources for COVID-19. The Biden administration has...

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YouTube launches two new health features in India: Here’s how they work

YouTube’s new health features will be available in English and Hindi and they will help people gain access to videos from verified health sources...

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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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Twitch has a new policy that will ban ‘harmful misinformation superspreaders’

Twitch will ban users who repeatedly spread harmful misinformation on its platform. The company said it will take action against those who...

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Nvidia says its ‘proprietary information’ is being leaked by hackers

Nvidia has confirmed reports that it was hit by a cyberattack, but says that there wasn’t ransomware involved. The group taking responsibility for...

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Facebook removes Russian misinformation network pushing fake news about the war in Ukraine

Facebook says it dismantled a network of accounts spreading misinformation about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The news sites claimed that the...

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WhatsApp rolls out 'Safety In India' resource hub to keep users safe online

The WhatsApp 'Safety in India' hub educates users about the different safety features that they should be aware of, including two-step...

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk accuses the SEC of ‘leaking’ information

Elon Musk is accusing the Securities and Exchange Commission of leaking information from a federal investigation into his company. Elon Musk is...

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Facebook whistleblower accuses company of failing to address climate change misinformation

Frances Haugen’s lawyers have filed two new complaints with the SEC, alleging Facebook mislead investors about its efforts to tackle COVID-19 and...

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Russian hackers have obtained sensitive defense information technology by targeting US contractors, according to CISA

State-sponsored Russian cyber actors have obtained sensitive information by targeting security-cleared contractors working for the US Army, Navy, Air...

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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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Twitter received fewer information requests from government agencies in the first half of 2021 — but complied with more

A new report from Twitter suggests that the social media platform received fewer subpoenas and other warrants from law enforcement agencies in the...

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Neil Young tells Spotify to remove his music over Joe Rogan vaccine misinformation

Singer and songwriter Neil Young is unhappy to share a platform on Spotify with Joe Rogan. Young says he wants his music off the service due to...

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Twitter permanently suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account over COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter has permanently suspended Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account for breaking the platform’s rules on COVID-19...

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Over 40 million people had health information leaked this year

More and more people continue to have their health information exposed through hacks and other data leaks. Healthcare organizations need to invest...

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