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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 takes action against misinformation ahead of South Africa elections

As part of its effort to foster a sane information ecosystem, Meta has taken steps to combat misinformation during South Africa's election. The tech company...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Meta oversight board member urges actions against fake news on WhatsApp

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a Meta oversight board member, has urged the tech giant to take further steps to stop the spread of false information on...

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...

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Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

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CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

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

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

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

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

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