News tagged with rumors

China's Baidu, police crack down on 'rumours'

Chinese internet giant Baidu has teamed up with the country's cyber police to control the spread of rumors and fake news, the company said Thursday, as authorities continue to tighten censorship ahead a major Communist Party ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Internet
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Rumor patterns on social media during emergencies

A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has developed a new methodology to track and manage rumors during emergencies, and proposes guidelines for first responders and agencies on how to handle the rumor ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Other
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Anonymous app Secret shutting down

Secret, a smartphone app that gained notoriety for allowing users to make anonymous comments to friends and nearby people, said Wednesday it was shutting down after just 16 months.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Internet
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Samsung China supplier sues US labor watchdog

A Chinese supplier of Samsung Electronics Co. filed a lawsuit accusing a New York City-based labor watchdog of spreading false rumors of child labor, but the labor group says it has evidence to back up its report.

dateOct 02, 2014 in Business
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