Social networks Current Affairs, GK & News

Online Harms White Paper

The UK Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in association with Home Office have released the Online Harms White Paper. The White paper sets out a programme of action to tackle content or activity that harms individual users, particularly children, or threatens our way of life in the UK, either by undermining national security ..

Month: 

Topics: 

US develops web-based tool to monitor fake news on Facebook & Twitter

The researchers at the University of Michigan in the US have developed a web-based tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The tool uses a Platform Health Metric called the Iffy Quotient, which draws data from two external entities: NewsWhip and Media Bias/Fact Checker. NewsWhip, ..

Topics: 

Accounts similar in appearance to PMO Account forbidden by Twitter

Twitter shunned 6 accounts similar in appearance to the Prime Minister’s Office account. The action by twitter came after the Department of Information Technology sent an ultimatum to the social media site for failing to block the morphed and inflammatory web pages. These web pages carried inflammatory contents uploaded to instigate disturbance in the country. ..

Month: 

Topics: