Tags : social media

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

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 COVID lies

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

School Boy on a mission to debunk fake news networks

In this revolutionary age, the news is the most powerful source to control the whole information system.  “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely,” as quoted by many thinkers, paints a vivid picture of the current scenario on the media front which is clear to all. One where the news is the most powerful communication […]...Read More

QAnon: The Who, the What, Why and How?

The increasingly visible and vocal followers of QAnon promote a bewildering blend of unsubstantiated conspiracy theories, worrying everyone from Facebook to the FBI. Once on the fringes of the internet and focused on US politics, the movement has seen sharp growth on mainstream social media platforms this year, prompting tech firms to tighten controls and […]...Read More

Against the Tide // The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma: Resist the occupation of the human mind Does Social Media do more harm than good? Has the technology started to hurt more than it helps? These are the most important and raging debates of our times. A plain fact of life today is that there is no running away from technology. You […]...Read More