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Bajaj Small Car India Launch Is Fake News

In the modern day and age where everything that you read on the Internet is assumed to be true and every WhatsApp forward is considered the gospel truth, we are here to help sanity prevail. In the last few weeks, if you are a WhatsApp user in India, you would have more than likely received a forward that stated ‘World’s ... Read More »

Facebook looking at behavior to weed out fake accounts

Facebook said it has started weeding out bogus accounts by watching for suspicious behavior such as repetitive posts or torrents of messages. The security improvement was described as being part of a broader effort to rid the leading social network of hoaxes, misinformation, and fake news by making sure people are who they claim to be. “We’ve found that when ... Read More »

Alibaba Accuses IP Firms of Filing Fake Counterfeit Claims

Alibaba Accuses IP Firms of Filing Fake Counterfeit Claims Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Thursday alleged that several intellectual property agencies were filing false complaints against vendors on its e-commerce platforms. The company called for a boycott of these IP agencies, also known as “reputation-protection” firms, which are hired by businesses to help manage their IP rights. Alibaba singled out ... Read More »

Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), this ... Read More »

Over 99 Percent of Fake Apple Chargers Fail to Pass Basic Safety Tests: Report

HIGHLIGHTS 400 chargers were tested for sufficient insulation Only three chargers were able to pass the test Users have been advised not to overcharge their appliances Among smartphone manufacturers, Apple might be the most popular name around the world. However, along with this privilege, the company has to deal with the added burden of imposters who try to benefit by ... Read More »

Can You Spot a Fake Customer Review of Your Business?

We all know that companies would prefer to have only good reviews, and that company performance is largely motivated by obtaining such feedback because it helps businesses thrive. Reviews play an important role, as ReviewTrackers.com reports that 85 percent of consumers read them to determine whether or not local businesses are good or not. However, many people don’t realize just ... Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Details Steps to Fight Fake News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Details Steps to Fight Fake News Facebook Inc, facing withering criticism for failing to stem a flood of phony news articles in the run-up to the US presidential election, is taking a series of steps to weed out hoaxes and other types of false information, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post Friday evening. ... Read More »

UGC puts list of 22 fake universities on its website

A screen grab of UGC website New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday released on its website a list of 22 “self styled, unrecognised” institutions which it claimed were functioning in contravention of the UGC Act. In a public notice on ‘fake universities’ posted on its website, it said that section 23 of the UGC Act prohibits the ... Read More »

Sebi Cautions p.c. traders against fake Refund promises

New Delhi: Cautioning traders within the over Rs 50,000-crore p.c. case, the Securities and exchangeBoard of India (Sebi) has requested them to shield towards unauthorised attempts to accumulate theirproperty and investment files. below the supervision of the ideal courtroom and a panel headed with the aid of former chief Justice of India R M Lodha, Sebi is presently within the ... Read More »