Tech

Fighting Fake News

As a news verification trainer, spreading awareness among journalists and journalism students, I  have realised that spreading misinformation and disinformation has become an industry in itself. Though Google News Initiative (GNI) against fake news, in partnership with Internews and DataLeads, has trained 15,000 journalists and journalism students in the pastContinue Reading

Why was the Faceapp Trending

Opening my Facebook as part of my routine, I realized that my newsfeed was inundated with friends and acquaintances who seemed suddenly to have aged.  Rather drastically. Was I in a self-induced coma? Did I time travel like one of those sci-fi movies while I was asleep? Or am IContinue Reading