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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 details. Meta took down a total of 27.3 million pieces of bad content from two of its social media platforms – Facebook and Instagram – in the month of March this year. Of these, 24.6 million pieces of bad content were taken down across 13

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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 Ministry on Monday blocked 16 YouTube channels for ‘spreading disinformation related to India’s national security, foreign relations, and public order’. Of the 16 blocked channels, six were based in

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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 for spreading fake news. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has blocked 22 YouTube channels along with three Twitter accounts, one Facebook account and one news website for spreading fake news and coordinated disinformation over social media in matters

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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 we know about it. A bug in Facebook’s News Feed ranking algorithm caused a sudden ‘surge of misinformation’ on users’ News Feed. According to an internal memo report by The Verge, Facebook’s News Feed ranking algorithm instead of suppressing

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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, misinformation, “the truth” name it what you may, unverified information has the power to topple governments. This couldn’t be far from reality in Ukraine. A Telegram Channel posing as the official account of Ukrainian

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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 WhatsApp is easily the most influential messaging application in the country and may be the world too. While its easy to spread information using the app, it is as easy to spread fake news as well. WhatsApp realizes this and has

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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. Strained ties between Narendra Modi’s administration and U.S. tech giants reached a new low Monday when discussions between Indian officials and Google, Facebook, and Twitter turned hostile. The Indian representatives at the virtual

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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 The Indian govt has banned 35 YouTube channels and 2 websites in India. The govt claims that these accounts were involved in spreading anti-India fake news in a coordinated manner over digital media. Also Read - Indian states invite Elon

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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 material related to fake cabinet meetings. The government is cautious about social media content, due to which continuous action is being taken against some channels and handles of social media platforms Twitter and YouTube. Recently, the IT Ministry has taken action against a

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Dota 2’s The International will take place in Southeast Asia for the first time

Heading to Singapore this fall Dota 2’s annual tournament, The International, will take place in Singapore this October. While Valve has held The International in the US, Canada, China, Germany, and Romania in the past, this is the first time the global esports competition is

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Hyundai is building EV and battery production facilities in Georgia

Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles and batteries in Savannah, Georgia. The plant will create over 8,000 jobs and produce 300,000 vehicles annually. Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries in Savannah, Georgia, marking Hyundai’s first EV-only plant in the US (via CNBC). The South Korean automaker will spend $5.5 billion on the new

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