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WhatsApp’s Problem in India: The Platform for Fake News

In November of last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned 86% of the country’s legal tender from circulation. While the goal was to get rid of “black money,” a term used in India for cash that is stored outside of the country’s banking system to evade taxes, it brought to light another issue that […]

Mark Zuckerberg Commits to Fixing Facebook Fake News Problem

Mark Zuckerburg has finally committed to creating a plan to fix Facebook's fake news problem. Following a week of criticism in which even President Obama spoke out about the dangers of social media sites pushing fake news, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted late last night about what his company is doing to fix this problem....