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Fake news : the cyber security threat no...

Whoever said ‘No Press is Bad Press’ was not born in this era of social media and fake news, clearly.

86 percent of internet users admit being...

Fake news appeared to be most prevalent on Facebook, but also appears on YouTube, blogs, and Twitter, the pollsters found.

Fake news: A spot of bother in journalism...

"Young people are the most affected by fake news and propaganda."

Fake news' fuelling ethno-religious crisis...

Information minister Lai Mohammed said misinformation and hate speech "threatens the peace, unity, security and corporate existence of Nigerians".

Fake news eroding people's trust in media-...

Conducted on 126,000 rumours and false news spread on twitter over a period of 11 years, the study also found out that fake news travelled faster and reached...

Suspicious package sent to De Niro in NY:...

The package was outwardly similar in appearance to those received by Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, other prominent Democratic figures and CNN in a spree...

'Fake news is harmful bliss'

"Many people are innocent consumers of fake news, which is why it spreads faster than real news," opines Fred Muwema.

WhatsApp curbs India service after lynchings...

The Facebook-owned firm said on Friday that it would test limiting the ability of users in India to forward messages.

Fighting 'fake news' with the law

The Malaysian parliament in April 2018 approved a law punishing the propagation of partially or totally false information with prison sentences of up to...

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