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Bolivian journalists develop chatbot to counter misinformation

JOURNALISTS and developers at ChequeaBolivia have developed Checki, a chatbot that uses multimedia content and games to fight misinformation among young people. The project was...

Poynter launches Teen Fact-Checking Network in Spain

THE Poynter Institute has launched the Teen Fact-Checking Network (TFCN) to protect teenagers from falling for online misinformation in Spain. The innovative programme led by...

Nigerian police to clamp down on fake news purveyors

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has asked Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) to clamp down on persons spreading fake news...

Disinformation: How social media users launder suspended Nigerian minister Betta Edu’s image on X

IF you were active on X in January 2024, you must have noticed that the word “Dr Betta Edu” trended for days on the...

How true is the claim that anyone who contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces?

AN Instagram user, Adefunke Arowolo, has claimed that anyone that contracts typhoid fever must have ingested human faeces directly or indirectly. The claim, posted on...

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...

Photos do not show Nwabali and his wife

THREE photos showing Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali and a woman have surfaced online with a claim that they show the footballer with his...

Simon Ekpa shares fake images of weapons allegedly recovered by pro-Biafra fighters from police

A pro-Biafran agitator, Simon Ekpa, has posted images showing weapons with a claim that they were seized by Biafra Resistance Fighters (BRF) during an...

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...

Daniel Bwala, other X users share old CBN press release as recent

A press release from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) stating that the apex bank would convict any individual transacting with foreign currency has...

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Video of naked women protesting is NOT from Lagos

A claim that women in Lagos state are protesting...

How Russia runs disinformation campaign against Zelensky – Report

A recent Washington Post report based on Kremlin documents...

Meta, MCA launch WhatsApp helpline to combat AI misinformation

A WhatsApp helpline has been launched by Meta in...

Photo does not show $800 million cash discovered at Ikpeazu’s home

A photo showing a stack of cash has surfaced...

GlobalFact11: Fact-checkers to discuss AI, public policy and sustainability in Sarajevo

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is set to host...

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Video of naked women protesting is NOT from Lagos

A claim that women in Lagos state are protesting...

How Russia runs disinformation campaign against Zelensky – Report

A recent Washington Post report based on Kremlin documents...

Meta, MCA launch WhatsApp helpline to combat AI misinformation

A WhatsApp helpline has been launched by Meta in...

Photo does not show $800 million cash discovered at Ikpeazu’s home

A photo showing a stack of cash has surfaced...

GlobalFact11: Fact-checkers to discuss AI, public policy and sustainability in Sarajevo

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is set to host...