Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a Facebook post warned citizens to be wary of online scams, fake news or ads featuring his image, and to report them to the police.

Doctored video of Indian-American VP Kamala Harris’ speech goes viral

A viral video on social media showing the United States’ first Indian-origin and woman Vice-President Kamala Harris speaking incoherently and stating “yesterday is today” during a speech at a rally for abortion rights was confirmed to be fake by multiple media outlets.

Singapore passes new law to curb ‘harmful’ social media content

Singapore passs a law against social media platforms Facebook, TikTok, and others to remove “egregious content” such as those promoting self-harm, sexual exploitation, terrorism, and hate.

Singapore’s fake news bill at heart of concerns over curbing free speech

Singapore Parliament‘s anti-fake news legislation passed yesterday is at the heart of a growing storm involving internet firms, human rights groups and media platforms who claim it may be too much power for the government and curb freedom of speech.

Probe fake news about online NRI voting: Goa EC to cops

The Goa state election authority yesterday directed the police to probe fake news circulating on social media, which claims overseas voters are eligible to vote online for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Canadian NRI wins USD1.2 million fake news lawsuit

Following a lengthy legal battle, an Indo-Canadian businessman originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded USD1.2 million in damages after he was defamed in a series of fake news articles instigated by a prominent American blockchain investor.

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