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Social Media Firms are Taking Steps to Tamp Down Coronavirus Misinformation

by Bhaskar Chakravorti As we practice social distancing, our embrace of social media gets only tighter. The major social media platforms have emerged as the...

10 Ways to Spot Online Misinformation

by H. Colleen Sinclair Propagandists are already working to sow disinformation and social discord in the run-up to the November elections. Many of their efforts have...

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Disinformation

by Elizabeth Stoycheff You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most well-intentioned news...

Political Hashtags Like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter Make People Less Likely to Believe the News

by Eugenia Ha Rim Rho Whether you’re a conservative or a liberal, you have most likely come across a political hashtag in an article, a...

Pseudoscience is Taking Over Social Media – and Putting us all at Risk

Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it comes to...

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South Africa Needs A National Database Of Addresses: How It Could Be Done

by Antony K Cooper, Samy Katumba,  and Serena Coetzee, Addresses provide people with a social status: a sense of identity and being recognised as a...

SA’s AI Firm DataProphet Scoops Up Fourth Prestigious International Award

DataProphet, a South African in AI that enables manufacturers to step towards autonomous manufacturing, has been awarded the 2020 European Prescriptive for Autonomous Manufacturing...

South African Casino Operators Push For Online Casino Legislation

South African casino operators such as Tsogo Sun and Sun International are quietly pushing the government to pass legislation allowing online casinos to operate...