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Australian public’s confidence in 5G ‘shaken’ by misinformation campaign | 5G – Blog – Emails

Public confidence in the planned 5G network has been significantly undermined by a strong misinformation campaign, an Australian parliamentary committee has admitted. The House of Representatives committee was established last year to examine the plans for 5G networks in Australia, currently under construction by Telstra, Optus and Vodafone, but the committee received hundreds of submissions […]

Twitter is Using New Labels to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy In an attempt to make finding credible news a little easier, Twitter has announced that it is introducing new labels for tweets that contain COVID-19-related misinformation. The social media goliath started testing labels in February after it became known that a number of public figures were tweeting misleading and […]

How COVID-19 Misinformation Continues to Go Viral | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Speechling. Despite pledges from massive social media companies to remove dangerous instances of coronavirus misinformation – from false causes to false cures – Silicon Valley and fact-checkers around the world are struggling to stem the flow of fake news about the pandemic. Last week, a video titled “Plandemic” went viral, clocking up millions […]

WhatsApp Updates During The Pandemic To Contain The Spread Of Misinformation- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Along with the pandemic, there was an infodemic was also creeping up on the world. With excessive information being bombarded to citizens, the fear of misinformation spread also became a concern. The behaviour of all business sectors at a time like this would be expected to be in accordance with regulations. Social media […]

Social media is failing miserably at battling the spread of coronavirus misinformation- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A search of “coronavirus” on Google, unlike your average search on the engine, comes up with official sources from governments, NGOs such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the mainstream media. You are not bombarded with advertisements or product placements, as would result from a usual search, and you’d be hard-pressed to find an unofficial […]

IFCN launches WhatsApp bot to fight COVID-19 misinformation- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Poynter Institutes International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has launched its chatbot on WhatsApp to help two billion users of the Facebook-owned instant messaging platform to check veracity of information related to COVID-19. The IFCN’s bot connects people with independent fact-checkers in more than 70 countries and also with the largest database of debunked falsehoods […]

Brands can help flatten the misinformation curve during Covid-19 outbreak- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Record audiences have been flocking to news sites to inform themselves under lockdown. But while new brands work to provide accurate reporting to readers, misinformation has also been rife. Brands too are finding they have a role to play in delivering accurate, timely answers to win and maintain customer trust and to flag ‘fake coronavirus […]