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NEW DELHI: With millions of fake videos, photos and text messages being exchanged on a daily basis, messaging platform WhatsApp has launched a digital campaign to fight misinformation, especially at a time when the world grapples with the coronavirus crisis. The launch of the digital campaign Check it before you share it comes a month after WhatsApp launched MyGov helpline to verify covid 19 related information and posts.
That the BJP would bag 18 of the state 's 42 Lok Sabha seats, reducing the regional outfit to 22 from its 2014 showing of 34 was a jolt for many Trinamool leaders. Now the party stares at regular defections orchestrated by Mukul Roy, Trinamool 's former number two and now a key BJP strategist who knows the rival party inside out and its vulnerable points. Trinamool leaders are vocal about how infighting and sabotage crippled the party 's prospects. ”I lost not because of the BJP, but because of my own people, ” a former Trinamool MP told her colleagues last week at the party office in Parliament. Another senior MP was candid that if he didn 't have his own base and popularity, the BJP would have swept his seat. Trinamool 's Lok Sabha leader Sudip Bandopadhyay dismissed such talk and pointed out, ”Despite being in power, we increased our vote share by 4 percentage points. It 's no joke. Our tally of 22 MPs is not a lean figure for an opposition party. ”
The messaging platform, used by more than 1.5 billion users, confirmed on Tuesday that starting December 7 it will start considering signals off its platform to pursue legal actions against those who are abusing its system. The company will also go after individuals who or firms that falsely claim to have found ways to cause havoc on the service.The move comes as WhatsApp grapples with challenges such as spam behavior to push agendas or spread false information on its messaging service in some markets. This serves as notice that we will take legal action against companies for which we only have off platform evidence of abuse if that abuse continues beyond December 7, 2019, or if those companies are linked to on platform evidence of abuse before that date, it said in an FAQ post on its site.
Share this article:PARIS BERLIN (Reuters) Germany and other European Union powers will accept Prime Minister Theresa May 's request for another delay to Brexit but French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to limit Britain 's influence as it grapples with its departure.
But who is to blame? And why is a rumour turning people to violence?A rumour is born
The episode is primarily Eugene s, as he grapples with: the revelation that Dwight is the traitor, the task of getting rid of the zombies surrounding Sanctuary given to him by Negan, the sick Gabriel s exhortation to help him smuggle Dr. Carson to Hilltop for Maggie, and then finally procuring booze, because he s having trouble sleeping at night for some reason.
AFPAddis Ababa Two Ethiopian opposition leaders have been arrested and held in detention for the last two weeks, their party said on Monday, as the country grapples with rare anti government unrest.
Protesters chant slogans at a demonstration in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Aug. 6. Demonstrations took place last weekend across the country, and Amnesty International says dozens of peaceful protesters were shot dead. Tiksa Negeri Reuters hide caption
Mumbai: The chief executive officer (CEO) of India 's second largest phone manufacturer Micromax has left the company, the second high profile departure within a year, as the business grapples with falling sales in the face of competition from cheaper Chinese handsets.
Each January, London Art Fair dedicates exhibition space to photography, inviting a curator to select 50 images along one common idea. The 2016 edition of Photo50 at LAF (which runs at Business Design Centre, 20 24 January) is curated by BJP contributor Federica Chiocchetti, whose theme is Feminine Masculine: On the Struggle and Fascination of Dealing with the Other Sex . She explains her interest in curating an exhibition that grapples with the mysterious dynamics that operate between men and women. BJP
The meeting was called by New Zealand, Spain and France in response to the reports of people dying in the town of Madaya and elsewhere due to a lack of food and medical attention. "The tactic of siege and starvation is one of the most appalling characteristics of the Syrian conflict, " New Zealand 's United Nations ambassador, Gerard van Bohemen, told reporters.
Note: If you are running Internet Explorer 9 and above, make sure it is not in compatibility modeS O PAULO The mosquito borne Zika virus continues to spread in Brazil, alarming health officials and raising fresh fears that more newborns will be afflicted with abnormal brain development from the disease.
The&Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the space station at 6:19 a.m. EST (1119 GMT), where it was grappled in space by the outpost&'s Canadarm2 robotic arm under the control of NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, with station commander Scott Kelly - also of NASA - keeping watch.&The astronauts are expected to attach the craft to a berth on the Earth-facing side of the station&'s Unity module by 9:45 a.m. EST (1445 GMT). The&Cygnus craft launched toward the space station on Sunday (Dec. 6)&aboard an Atlas V rocket built by United Launch Alliance. The craft is carrying nearly 4 tons of food, supplies and experiment gear for the station&'s six-person crew. [How&Space Station Grapples&Spacecraft (Video)]