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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...

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...

Beware of malicious Facebook accounts impersonating UNILAG vice-chancellor

At least five Facebook accounts claim to belong to the vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos, Folasade Ogunsola, who is also a professor of...

How true is the claim that Rahama Saidu was expelled from Kebbi nursing school over her social media posts?

A claim that Rahama Saidu was expelled from Kebbi state College of Nursing Sciences over her social media posts has been circulating online. Miss Saidu,...

Israel – Hamas conflict: How to restrict horrific photos, videos on your social media apps

THE internet recently has been flooded with gory images and videos of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East. These images...

Meta vows to remove Hamas-related disinformation from its platforms

AFTER the European Union criticized social media companies for not doing more to combat disinformation online amid the ongoing Israel - Hamas conflict, Meta...

Study exposes gaps in Meta’s policies against COVID-19 misinformation

A new research published on Science Advances has revealed that the COVID-19 vaccine misinformation policies of Facebook owned by Meta were not effective in reducing...

Meta, TikTok, remove about 9,000 accounts linked to Chinese disinformation campaigns

META said it has shut down close to 9,000 Facebook and Instagram accounts, groups and pages associated with a Chinese political spam network that...

Five quick tips to identify fake news shared on social media

It's no longer news that online users are faced with the perennial problem of fake news as they surf the internet or navigate various...

Parody, Stan accounts fuelling misinformation in Nigeria

This year Nigeria held its general election, which saw the proliferation of mis / disinformation in the social media space.  The Corporate Accountability and Public...

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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...

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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...