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Company worker loses $25m to deepfake scam

POLICE in Hong Kong have said a clerk working for a multinational company transferred $25 million of the firm's money to fraudsters after being...

No! Fulani National Vigilante Organisation is NOT registered with CAC

A Nigerian singer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, has claimed that the "Fulani National Vigilante Organisation" has been duly registered with Nigeria's Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Popularly...

No! Video does not show kidnappers of Ekiti school pupils

A video showing some wounded men being forced to enter the back of a Hilux vehicle has surfaced online with a claim that it...

Media Matters for Democracy launches fact-checking tool ‘Facter’ for newsrooms

MEDIA Matters for Democracy (MMfD) has launched a collaborative fact-checking tool, ‘Facter’, designed to counter misinformation and support newsrooms in delivering accurate information. The tool...

Arise News, X users disseminate old video of Yoruba Nation’s rally as recent

A claim that a protest broke out in Ondo state due to the hardship in Nigeria is circulating on X and YouTube. The claim, posted...

YouTube creators using AI misinformation to target black celebrities

LEWD disinformation about dozens of Black celebrities has been widely disseminated on YouTube through videos that combine AI and manipulated media to create fake...

How true is Uzodimma’s claim about Nigeria’s service chiefs since 2014?

IMO State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has claimed that the South East region has not produced any service chief in the last ten years until...

X lifts ban on Taylor Swift searches following viral fake explicit images

The social media platform X has lifted the ban on searches for Taylor Swift after blocking users from searching for her following the widespread...

How information disorder heightens tension, confuses public during crisis

MINUTES after Maryam Awwal heard a resounding explosion while seated at her residence located in Ikolaba Estate along New Bodija area in Ibadan, Oyo...

X bans searches for Taylor Swift amidst circulation of her explicit AI photo

THE social media platform X has restricted users' ability to search for Taylor Swift due to the virality of explicit AI photos of the...

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

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