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India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has cultivated an army of cyber trolls to propagate its message of Hindu chauvinism and hyper-nationalism, and to launch vicious attacks on its opponents. Then, a BJP member became himself a victim.
Russia has a primarily role in one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of this century while Putin erodes democracy both at home and abroad. The World Cup is Putin's PR coup.
No arrests have been made in the cases but authorities said they were questioning several suspects. The chief minister of Tripura state has warned of strict action against people indulging in spreading rumours and fake news.
People living in Turkey's Kurdish-majority east and southeast regions played an important role in Erdogan’s victory in Turkey's elections. Erdogan and his AK Party have increased their vote share in the region during the past three years.
One hashtag calling on President Abdel Fattah el Sisi to leave office carried some 279,000 tweets by Saturday, while an opposing hashtag had a much lower figure of more than 48,000.
Sarah escaped the brutal war in Syria, risking a solo journey to reunite with her fiance in Turkey. The Syrian conflict has killed thousands and gutted those who survived, but Sarah kept her dream alive, pinning it on one white wedding dress.
The move, effective this week, comes at a time when the world’s largest social network is combating the spread of fake news on its platform, which has in some places become central to the distribution of news.
Ugandans will have to pay $19 a year to keep a social media account – all in a country where some 35% of the population live below the poverty line.
A New York federal judge has ruled that Trump violated the free speech rights of his critics by blocking them on Twitter.
A youth movement determined to change Nigeria's electoral politics succeeded in drafting a legal amendment allowing young leaders to run for office. But President Buhari has been sitting on the bill for months.
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