Tech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: ReutersTech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: Reuters
Tech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: Reuters

Tencent’s fake news debunkers reached nearly 300 million WeChat users last year

  • A claim that onions can kill the flu virus was shared over 400,000 times on the social media app

Topic |   Tencent
Tech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: ReutersTech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: Reuters
Tech companies and social media globally have been caught up in the battle to combat misinformation. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.