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Risk of misinformation becoming a ‘pandemic’ in 2022

Experts believe that the battle with disinformation will become more difficult in 2022, but not without a way out. Mike Caulfield, a researcher at the University of Washington, said conspiracy theories and disinformation like QAnon, Covid-19 and 2020 election manipulation will “get bigger and further away from the truth”. One reason disinformation is becoming more […]

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Unmasking website impersonating a press agency

Forging, giving misleading and misleading information of many websites recently is an act of impersonation, worthy of condemnation and handling in accordance with the law. Through reviewing and receiving information, the Vietnam Counterfeit Information Center (VAFC) recently warned about some cases of impersonating a press agency. Accordingly, the Vietnam Fake News Processing Center determined that […]

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Strengthen communication of Covid-19 prevention and control instructions, inspire positivity

The press needs to strengthen propaganda, dissemination, advocacy, guidance and calling on people to develop new behaviors, habits and skills for disease prevention and control; positive inspiration for the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. Implementing Resolution 86 dated August 6 of the Government and the direction of the Prime Minister, improving the efficiency of information […]

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The Ministry of Information and Communications requested to correct the status of inaccurate and unverified information

The Ministry of Information and Communications has just asked the Departments of Information and Communications, press agencies and organizations and businesses to set up social networks to correct the situation of inaccurate, unverified, unknown information, posting pictures, Inappropriate content… Implementing Resolution 86 dated August 6 of the Government and the direction of the Prime Minister, […]

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Fake Viettel’s website to sell 4G SIM cards

Vietnam Counterfeit News Processing Center has warned users of a fake website Viettel Trading and Import – Export One Member Limited Company to sell 4G SIM cards. The fake website of Viettel offers to sell 4G SIM cards. (Source: Center for handling fake news) The Vietnam Counterfeit Information Processing Center (under the Department of Radio […]

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Three more cases of fake news about “Covid-19 patient singing karaoke with handrails” were handled

Posting information on social networks without verification, many people have been administratively sanctioned for sharing and spreading false information. Inspector of the Hanoi Department of Information and Communications has just issued a decision to sanction an administrative violation against Mr. Tran Van Quyen (SN 1989, Ba Dinh, Hanoi). Anh Quyen is dealt with for posting […]

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Myanmar blocked Facebook

The Myanmar government announced it had blocked Facebook as many online planned to protest the political upheaval. Access is also restricted to Instagram and WhatsApp. Guardian reported that the Myanmar Ministry of Information and Communications said Facebook would be blocked until the end of this week, adding that people were “making it difficult for the […]

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Forging Deputy Prime Minister’s statement about the Covid-19 translation

The authorities recommend that people be cautious and alert when receiving and sharing information to avoid complicating the epidemic. The Vietnam Counterfeit News Processing Center (VAFC) said on January 30th this unit scanned and discovered a number of Facebook posts and sharing information that were supposed to be directed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc […]