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Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which requires a bachelor to be seduced by the sisters of his intending bride has resurfaced...

Online tools to identify and counter misinformation on the internet

IN an era where misinformation proliferates online, the need for effective tools to identify and counter false information has become increasingly urgent. From fact-checking platforms...

Nine open source tools for analysing satellite images

SATELLITE imagery has become an invaluable resource for journalists, providing verifiable proof of events, especially in regions where access is limited due to censorship...

Microsoft, OpenAI announce $2 million fund to fight AI misinformation

MICROSOFT and OpenAI have announced a $2 million Societal Resilience Fund to tackle AI misinformation and educate people around the world on the technology. This...

Computer games may aid students to spot disinformation – Study

INDIVIDUALS who play video games are more likely than non-players to watch online content intently, which allows them to notice even the smallest details...

EU probes Meta over election disinformation concerns

THE European Union (EU) has launched an investigation into Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram over the failure of the platforms to counter disinformation ahead of...

Sydney universities launch database to tackle information disorder

Researchers from three Sydney universities in Australia have developed an online database to track policies and regulations from 50 countries dealing with misinformation, AI...

Brazil court investigates Elon Musk over disinformation on X

In the midst of an intensifying legal dispute over free speech and disinformation between the social media giant and the Brazilian judiciary, Elon Musk...

How to safeguard your organisation from being a disinformation campaign target

THERE has been a growing trend of disinformation in Nigeria, while the aim has always been to influence opinions and set agenda, a growing...

How YouTube approved ads promoting disinformation on India’s election – Report

A new investigation by Access Now and Global Witness has found that YouTube, a Google-owned video-sharing platform appears unprepared to screen ads especially ones...

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FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...