AI In Charge Of Your Tweets As COVID-19 Forces Remote Work

As the news of COVID-19 hit the shores of the west, the tech companies were quick to take necessary precautions by asking their employees to work from home. And, since the content moderators who flag a tweet or image for…

Vinodhini Ranganathan Of Cisco Explains How To Tackle Fake Reviews Using AI

At MLDS 2020, Vinodhini Ranganathan, Data Scientist at Cisco highlighted the challenges of fake reviews along with an analytics framework for identifying and removing them on web platforms. “In God we trust, all others bring data,” W. Edwards Deming said…

Can Artificial Intelligence Really Flag Fake News? New Research Says No

Fake news can be used for social media campaigns with an aim to disseminate propaganda. The issue has intensified in the last five years as digital journalism has gathered strength. Experts have identified the issue of fake news as a…

How India’s Premier Engineering Institutes Are Using AI To Make Social Media A Safe Place

One of the biggest threat that is challenging democracies across the world is the issue of fake news. With the advent of social media, spreading of misinformation has become a pervasive problem, which has resulted in the toppling of governments,…

Move To Prevent Fake News By OpenAI Brings Indian Elections Into Spotlight

Over the weekend, Elon Musk-backed artificial intelligence research company OpenAI published findings about their latest language model. In a deviation from their open source philosophy, OpenAI decided not to open source this specific model. While multiple news outlets cried foul…

Is IBM’s Project Debater The Next Step In Policing The Internet For Misinformation?

Recently, IBM’s Project Debater debuted on the big stage during an intense face-off against a former European debating champion. The Debater is a collection of AI functions managed by IBM, and is the culmination of around 30 published papers in…

Twitter Promises To Curb Fake News Before 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. But Can They Deliver?

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of popular microblogging site Twitter visited India for the very first time this week and met the top leaders of the country. He also attended a fireside chat with the students of Indian Institute of Technology,…

Facebook Deploys Task Force For 2019 Lok Sabha Elections To Check Fake News, Hate Speech

Social media giant Facebook, who have only begun to step out of the shadow of their data breach scandal unearthed in March 2018, has now taken a preemptive step to tackle election-related interference for Lok Sabha 2019. Richard Allan, vice…

Spotting Fake Videos And Images Is The New Research Paradigm For Tech Giants

From fake news to deepfakes, artificial intelligence enterprises and researchers are doubling down on tackling fake news, images and videos phenomena. Global tech giants like Adobe, Facebook and Google are investing in developing AI applications to counter the fake video…

Govt Plans AI-Based Surveillance To Create Positive News Slant For India

The 2019 General Elections in India are going to be fought on a whole different level this year — a whole new dimension, as the trend indicates. Big data, analytics and artificial intelligence are going to play a key role…

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