Old technological tricks are clearly having major successes in sowing false news and information. In the spring, President Trump and White House social media director Dan Scavino retweeted a fake video of Joe Biden allegedly endorsing Trump for reelection. The simply edited video got millions and millions of views. A month later, the president retweeted a very poor quality deep fake of Biden “twitching his eyebrows and lolling his tongue.” … [Read more...] about We can have social media as we know it, or we can have democracy
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Govt working towards nurturing children through POSHAN Maah campaign: J P Nadda President Ram Nath Kovind honours 47 teachers with national awards on Teachers’ Day Rahul Gandhi lists six 'Modi-made disasters', blames Centre for rising unemployment, GDP nosedive … [Read more...] about PM Modi launches ‘POSHAN Maah’ campaign — what is it all about?
You don’t really know what you’re getting Klein declined to comment on the actual value of the factory he’s giving away, citing fluctuations in real estate market. He says the property is 4,000 square feet and located in Florida, where he lives, and the winner of the contest will become the new owner. The winner will also receive an “an all-expenses paid trip and education to a candy-making university,” which Klein said was located at University of Wisconsin-Madison. … [Read more...] about What to know before you enter that golden ticket ‘treasure hunt’ from Jelly Belly’s founder
Because France’s election silence laws also ban campaign news in the 48 hours before people vote, most French news outlets did not cover the hacked emails. While Facebook removed attempts by Russian hackers to post the emails, blogs picked up other articles about the emails and then published posts about them on the social network. Many people also posted about what they had read. … [Read more...] about Why Facebook’s blocking of new political ads may fall short