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EU piles pressure on social media over fake news

Apr 26 2018

Tech giants must step up their efforts to tackle the spread of fake news online over the next few months or potentially face further regulation from the European Union.

Britain may regulate young people's use of social media: Hunt

Apr 22 2018

Britain’s health minister Jeremy Hunt threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they did more to protect young people using their services.

Mamata urges people to exercise caution on fake news

Apr 22 2018

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the people to exercise caution on news items being circulated on the social media as in many cases they are fake.

UK pubs group JD Wetherspoon drops social media in protest

Apr 16 2018

British pubs group JD Wetherspoon closed all its social media accounts, saying it was taking a stand against an industry accused of misusing personal data.

EU privacy watchdogs to look into harvesting of data from FB

Apr 12 2018

EU watchdogs will look deeper into the harvesting of personal data from social networks for economic or political purposes, following the scandal engulfing Facebook.

ICICI Bank launches social media-based remittance service for NRIs

Apr 04 2018

ICICI Bank has launched a cross-border remittance facility that can be used by NRIs for sending money to their friends and family in India through social media.

Dont rely on hoax leaked CBSE papers, report to CBSE: HRD

Apr 02 2018

The HRD Ministry has advised students and parents not to rely on rumours and to report to the CBSE if they come across any "hoax leaked papers" floated on social media.

Facebook begins 'fact-checking' photos and videos

Mar 30 2018

Facebook Inc said it had begun “fact-checking” photos and videos to reduce the hoaxes and false news stories that have plagued the world’s largest social media network.

New directorate to deal with electronic, social media in Assam

Mar 28 2018

Sarbananda Sonowal ordered the Information and Public Relations Department to create a fresh directorate to specifically deal with the electronic and social media.

Prasad meets key IT ministry officials to discuss on data security

Mar 23 2018

Ravi Shankar Prasad held discussions with senior ministry officials to explore steps to ensure that consumers data on social media is not misused to influence elections.

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