Tags : misinformation

Twitter stamps new “!” across Trump’s ‘win’ tweets

Twitter has officially joined the bandwagon that call out U.S. President Donald Trump on his misleading and faux election win claims. “Election officials have certified Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. Presidential election”, it says reeling the incumbent in check even as he refuses to do so himself. In this latest update to […]...Read More

Against the tide // Idiots Of The Covid Year: Take

2020 showed us once again that science is the key to human survival. The world waited this year with baited breaths for the news of Covid-19 vaccine. While the scientists around the world raced against time to find a vaccine for coronavirus, several politicians and self-claimed experts raced against common sense to offer weird solutions […]...Read More

YouTube suspends far right OANN for false ‘COVID-cure’ broadcasts

YouTube stopped One America News Network, one of US President Donald Trump’s favored channels, from posting new videos for a week for falsely claiming Covid-19 has a cure, the social media network said Tuesday. The popular Google-owned site also temporarily stopped OAN from making money from content already online, spokesperson Ivy Choi said. “After careful […]...Read More

Iran, Russia foul play afoot at Election 2020, says U.S.

U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. Ratcliffe made the announcements at a hastily arranged news conference that also included FBI Director Chris Wray. The announcement two weeks before the election showed the level of alarm among top […]...Read More

‘Unbelievable’: Facebook shuts down NZ’s conspiracist political party mid-broadcast for

Facebook shut down the page of conspiracy-embracing political party Advance New Zealand on Thursday just two days out from a general election, accusing it of spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. “We don’t allow anyone to share misinformation on our platforms about Covid-19 that could lead to imminent physical harm,” a spokesperson for the social media […]...Read More