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Twitter Said to Be Suspending Over 1 Million Accounts Per Day in Bid to Battle Fake News

Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to the Post, has more than doubled since October,… Read More »

Facebook Says It Deletes 66,000 Hateful Posts Per Week

Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech. The social network disclosed this information on Tuesday as part of a series of statements intended to detail its action plan on how it deals with controversial topics like fake news. “We are opposed… Read More »

Exports shrink 6.7 per cent in April

India’s shipments shrank 6.7 per cent in April for the seventeenth successive month as imports fell 23 per cent, narrowing the trade deficit by 20 per cent, government data showed. Exports during April 2016 were valued at $20.6 billion, 6.7 per cent lower than the $22 billion during April 2015, according to the Commerce Ministry. Imports during the… Read More »