Sachin Bansal takes a dig at WHO, doubts medical advice given by the health body
World leaders have slammed and questioned WHO's transparency about the outbreak
China, Russia are spreading coronavirus misinformation: EU
China and Russia were blamed for spewing out false and misleading online informati...
India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on COVID-19
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that apar...
No more fake news: Twitter will label tweets that contain harmful, misleading content on coronavirus
The tech company is undertaking these measures to ensure that people have access to correct information.
Curbing misinformation: 'Highly-forwarded' messages reduced by 70% after WhatsApp's new rules
The new rules came into effect in the first week of April.
TikTok launches new campaign to curb Covid fake news, ropes in Virat Kohli, Sara Ali Khan & Ayushmann Khurrana
#MatKarForward will help to raise awareness about sharing of misinformation.
Twitter says videos of Trump suggesting disinfectant as Covid treatment don't violate misinformation policy
The social media site said it had blocked the trends "InjectDisinfectant" and "InjectingDisinfectant."
Google announces measures to fight Covid-19 misinformation, will verify the location of all advertisers
The move builds on Google's efforts launched in 2018 to verify political advertisers.
Facebook teams up with 8 third-party fact checkers, covering 11 Indian languages, to flag Covid-19 fake news
The company said it was focused on connecting people to accurate information from health experts and curb misinformation.
Government wants TikTok & Facebook to save details of people who upload rogue Covid-19 content for probe
The Ministry of Electronics and IT has also asked social media platforms to remove messages spreading fake news.
Trump hints at consequences for China's misinformation on COVID-19
US President Donald Trump has hinted that there would be consequences for China's alleged misinformation to the international community and the WHO on Covid-19, that originated from its Wuhan city last year, and has claimed 119,666 lives with nearly two million infections globally.
Get your coronavirus info right: Facebook launches Messenger Chatbot to counter fake news
The tech company has collaborated with Health Ministry and MyGov to raise awareness.
Covid-19 clarity: Companies lose cool over misinformation on cool treats
Dairy major Amul has written to the central government requesting clarifications on claims made by local authorities, and even some factions of the Gujarat government, that consumption of chilled products like ice-cream spread coronavirus.
After Facebook, now Twitter bans misleading coronavirus information
An example of a statements now barred from Twitter is "the news about washing your hands is propaganda for soap companies".
Facebook says no to fake news, joins hands with WHO to combat misinformation about coronavirus
The tech company had previously taken other measures to fight virus hoaxes and misinformation on the platform.
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