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Fight Against Fake Social News - An Initiative by Ethical Hackers Club

Influence of Social Media and their Partner sites like Whatsapp, Messenger, Viber, Line, Snapchat, Skype, Google Hangout, and much others isn't new today.

But since few years a new trend is growing over the internet and the influence of social media is used to Distribute fake news by some unscrupulous elements. 

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Such online corrupt minds create caose in public causing security issues across the world. 

The problem is nothing new for the world, Tech Giants like Facebook and google are trying their best to fight against circulation of fake news over the internet. but the actions taken by Such Tech giants remain limited to their services.

India is today leading in the spread of fake news over social media. the circulation of fake news creates confusion in the minds of the public. And such news is been created by unscrupulous elements to create disturbance in mind of people against legal systems of India. 

Since Last few weeks after the November 8 demonetisation move by Indian Government, the trend is increasing each day. 

Creating Confusion in the mind of people and Bank officials. Moreover, other Terrifying news like ISIS Profile picture Hoax on WhatsApp, Proves the need for actions against fake news here in India.

Ethical Hackers Club's Initiative to Fight Against Fake News.

Since the demonetization move by Indian Government, We have received many questions asking is the news authentic or fake. And many Requested us to take some actions against those fake news.
so I am here to give an update on our Initiative to Fight Against Fake News. 
we take it seriously. Our goal is to make a happy cyber world and so we try our best to make it come true. We start an initiative to fight against fake news and to connect people with the meaningful stories,  we know people want correct information. We've been working on this problem  we take this responsibility seriously here in India. We've made significant progress, but there's a lot to be done.

How Does our Initiative Work.

As I stated above we take the concern seriously and we want Digital India to be Honest & Crime Free. There are several myth-busting sites such as Snopes -- to understand which stories we can confidently classify as misinformation ( But such sites have nothing facts and figures spreading in Indias Cyber Space). Such can't have solutions for India as India Believes in Equality in Diversity.
The problems here are complex, both technically and philosophically.
India is the only Psychologically strong nation of the world to hold every religion equally and so there is a need to stop fake news circulation which tries to enforce old policies of difference " Divide & Rule" by psychological attacks over people's mind using Fake Stories to be spread over the internet to influence people.
Such Contents tries to generate narrow-mindedness among people and Indian believes. And only India & Indians can solve such problems in India. We can't always be dependent on others to take a stand.

We do not want to be arbiters of truth ourselves, but instead, rely on our community and trusted third parties.

I am here to outline some of the projects we have undertaken to support our initiative:

Stronger detection team: 

We are working in developing a strong Detection team to detect fake news and to mark them with our tags. The most important thing we can do is improve our ability to classify fake Information.


Easy reporting: 

Making it easier for people to report stories as fake will help us catch more misinformation faster. 

Report Classification: 

Our Detection team will look after each report and will classify them as Fact or Fake. 

Third party verification: 

There are many respected fact-checking groups and, while we have reached out to some, we plan to connect many more.

Work with journalists: 

We will continue to work with journalists and others in the news industry to get their input, in particular, to better understand their fact checking systems and learn from them.

Some of our plans will work well, and some may not. But I want you to know that we have always taken this seriously, we understand how important the issue is for India and we are dedicated to getting this fixed.

To find the Fact or Fake News just Search the headline in or the title in our search box to find the authenticity of the news.

We know technically it's very difficult to detect every fake story by our soul team so we allow users to submit source of the dubious ( Doubtful/ Suspicious ) stories and our team will work on finding the fact behind each reported story.

Just Click on the submit button below to report the doubtful story link to our team.

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