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Study reveals new way to combat disinformation on social media

AT a time where social media platforms have evolved into battlegrounds for information integrity, a recent study has identified the mechanisms for disinformation and provided countermeasures to...

Four tips to identify, debunk false health claims shared on social media

The internet has become a breeding ground for health misinformation and thus poses a significant threat to public health. False health-related claims make up a...

How to help children deal with misinformation

AFTER teaching children how to spot fake news, it is important to also know how to help them navigate dealing with misinformation and disinformation...

X, misinformation accounts profit from misleading posts about Israel-Hamas war – Report

A study by NewGuard has revealed that programmatic advertisements for dozens of major brands, governments, educational institutions and non-profits are being displayed in X...

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, 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...

Gen Z, millennials more prone to fake news than older adults – Report

A recent survey carried out by the University of Cambridge has shown that Gen Z and Millennials are more susceptible to fake news than...

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...

More Nigerian media outlets are embracing digital publication — Report

TRADITIONAL media outlets in Nigeria are embracing new digital formats and channels, as more people gain access to the internet, a 2023 Digital News...

NUJ bemoans increased fake news on social media

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists has expressed concern over the increasing prevalence of false information on social media calling on Nigeria's media to take...

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Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...

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Manipulated image of Kanye West’s wife wearing long fur coat circulates online  

AN X user @Am_Blujay, has posted a digitally manipulated...

Cybersecurity firm cautions organisations, individuals against deepfakes increase

A cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has cautioned organisations and individuals...

Nearly 100 people drowned after Cholera misinformation spread in Mozambique – officials

MOZAMBICAN officials have said that misinformation about the cholera...

Video of Nigerians carting away goats from trailer is three years old

A video showing people carting away goats from a...