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Is there a vaccine for WhatsApp’s ‘infodemic’?

With the world’s battle against coronavirus ongoing, WhatsApp has been fighting a similar battle of its own: fake news. The World Health Organisation described...

Saudi state-backed disinformation accounts taken down by Facebook and Twitter

Accounts with tens of thousands-to-one million followers promoted doctored videos and false information about Qatar. Fake state-backed Saudi Twitter accounts under the names of Qatari...

How a Saudi-Emirati plot tried to falsely link Qatar Airways with ‘terrorism’

Since the 2017 illegal blockade, thousands of fake online accounts have attempted to spread misinformation on Qatar's flagship national carrier, writes Marc Owen Jones. A...
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