18 June 2024, Cyprus Mail

MMA’s disinformation reporting website Real411, has experienced roughly a six-fold increase in complaints during the election period, Bird said.

If social media propaganda is to be believed, Trump has endorsed former president Jacob Zuma’s new party while the leading opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, was in cahoots with the CIA to steal the elections.

Given the deluge of fake news, half stories and outright lies, a dozen digital rights and research groups have signed a statement calling on social platform companies such as Google, Meta, TikTok and X to allow open access to their data.

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