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Nearly 4,000 celebrities are victims of deepfake pornography – Report

An investigation by Channel 4 news has shown that about 4,000 famous people have been victims of deepfake pornography on the internet. The analysis of...

Google to restrict Gemini from answering election-related questions

GOOGLE has announced plans to restrict the types of election-related questions the company’s Gemini chatbot will answer for users in the United States and...

IFCN awards $2 million to 20 groups to fight misinformation globally

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has awarded $2 million to 20 groups to enhance their capacities to fight misinformation globally. Announcing...

Google to partner news publishers, fact-checkers to tackle election misinformation in India

GOOGLE has announced plans to work with a consortium of news publishers and fact-checkers in India to tackle the menace of misinformation ahead of...

How search engines are amplifying misinformation – Study

A new study published by Nature has highlighted how search engines play a key role in the amplification and belief of misinformation while seeking...

YouTube unveil plans to tackle misinformation ahead of India’s 2024 general elections

YouTube, a video-streaming platform owned by Google, has unveiled plans to combat the spread of misleading content in the lead-up to India’s 2024 general...

How job cuts by major social media companies is affecting global fight against misinformation, disinformation

JOB cuts by major social media companies is affecting many teams saddled with the task of curbing misinformation and disinformation on those social platforms. It...

Google, YouTube partner IFCN to support global fact-checking initiatives with $13.2m grant

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has announced a partnership with Google and YouTube to support the fight against misinformation globally. A statement on Tuesday from...

Google announces initiatives to help curb misinformation, improve media literacy in Africa

GOOGLE has announced additional initiatives through the Google News Initiative (GIS) to support African journalists and fact-checking organisations to advance media literacy in the...

Study says pre-bunking effective in tackling misinformation

A study released recently says pre-bunking is an effective technique against the spread of online disinformation and misinformation. The study, published by Science Advances and...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...