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Chatbots pose threat to voters with AI-generated misinformation – Report

AS many countries hold national elections this year, a new study has revealed the risks posed by the rise of artificial intelligence chatbots in...

Meta launches safety campaign to tackle online misinformation

META has unveiled a safety campaign awareness tagged 'Know What’s Real' to shed light on in-built product features and safety measures present on its...

NewsGuard tracks over 700 AI-generated online ‘news’ sites

NewsGuard Technologies Inc. has tracked 713 AI-generated news and information sites operating with little to no human oversight. A statement from the company stated that...

How Russia runs disinformation campaign against Zelensky – Report

A recent Washington Post report based on Kremlin documents has unraveled how Russian President Vladimir Putin’s administration used a group of Russian political strategists...

Meta, MCA launch WhatsApp helpline to combat AI misinformation

A WhatsApp helpline has been launched by Meta in collaboration with the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) to address misinformation generated by AI, particularly deepfakes...

GlobalFact11: Fact-checkers to discuss AI, public policy and sustainability in Sarajevo

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is set to host stakeholders in the media, technology and information ecosystem at its 11th Global Fact-Checking Summit in...

Bolivian journalists develop chatbot to counter misinformation

JOURNALISTS and developers at ChequeaBolivia have developed Checki, a chatbot that uses multimedia content and games to fight misinformation among young people. The project was...

Poynter launches Teen Fact-Checking Network in Spain

THE Poynter Institute has launched the Teen Fact-Checking Network (TFCN) to protect teenagers from falling for online misinformation in Spain. The innovative programme led by...

Nigerian police to clamp down on fake news purveyors

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has asked Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) to clamp down on persons spreading fake news...

Meta announces tool to identify, label AI-generated images ahead of global elections

META has announced that it is increasing the scope of its efforts to detect images that have been altered by artificial intelligence. This was made...

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