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Fake news

These days, fake news has cracked open the trust that one places in a society or a community. It is inevitable to completely take out the roots of the spread of misinformation. In times of social media and internet facilities, people are easily ‘catfished’ and driven by the spread of fake news, rumour, gossips, etc. The surge of fake news is higher in case of...

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'Scrubbing' your online data

The advantages of using social media also comes with a warning sign. Breach of users’ security and identity are the common cyber issues we hear on the news every day. We put in passwords and e-mail accounts in a lot of websites, the common ones being Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. We also accept the condition to store our history in those websites as ‘cookies’. A...

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Misinformation, hoaxes, fib, propaganda, and pseudo-events have long been in existence. Whether we talk of radio, television, newspaper, internet, social media, or word of mouth, nothing can be trusted in all aspects. The fake news worm hasn’t left any media unaffected from its malaise effects. It may be deliberate misinformation; a “clickbait” or a satire. Multitudes of hoax stories related to coronavirus are promulgating around,...

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From the time of the invention of social media, it affected different aspects of life, be it social or personal. It has also changed the contemporary scene of politics as stating one's personal opinion and expressing a particular viewpoint has not been as easy as the earlier times when there was no access to social sites and an easily reachable audience. For instance, Facebook still...

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From the time of the invention of social media, it affected different aspects of life, be it social or personal. It has also changed the contemporary scene of politics as stating one's personal opinion and expressing a particular viewpoint has not been as easy as the earlier times when there was no access to social sites and an easily reachable audience. For instance, Facebook still...

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Cloud computing- The new future of computing

For long, the internet has been a source of information to us. Whatever information, product or service we require can easily be availed online. In today’s competitive market, businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to remain relevant in consumers’ minds. Traditional marketing techniques have stagnated in terms of the lead generation process. As a result, Digital Marketing has emerged as a front runner to generate...

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Be it Twitter, Facebook or Snapchat, Barack Obama’s presidential supremacy owed much of its success to these social media platforms. This trend has been followed by his successors too; which is much clear from the deep indulgence of Donald Trump on Twitter. And carrying on this further, Michael Bloomberg, owner and co-founder of Bloomberg L.P., has spent over five hundred million dollars in his political campaign while juggling out...

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2018

People gain knowledge about the happenings around the globe through news and other sources. However, the news or information that we receive on a daily basis may or may not be accurate. The spreading of fake news is common nowadays. Fake news can be defined as a subgenre of information constructed with disregard of the facts. It not only spreads the wrong information but also...

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Social Media

Through the years, means of communication have evolved. The way people communicate with each other today is entirely different from the prehistoric era. Earlier people used leaves and cloth to draw symbols on until the emergence of alphabets, signs and symbols, letters, and telephone. Today, the Internet era has paved the way to innumerable means of communication. With the emergence of social media, people now...

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