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    Fact-checkers urge YouTube to fight disinformation

    Videos containing false information had gone "under the radar of YouTube's policies, especially in non-English speaking countries", they said in an open letter to YouTube chief Susan Wojcicki.

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    Facebook adapts defences as deception campaigns go stealth

    The number of coordinated inauthentic behavior (CIB) campaigns derailed at the leading social network ramped up each year since a Russia-linked operation to sway the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election put Facebook on the defensive.

  • How to deal with viral messages on social media

    With viral broadcast messages on social media platforms, at times, spreading incorrect information, Eyewitness News spoke to Africa Check to find out how to spot fake news and what to do when you receive messages that may have false content.