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Tracking the spread of fake news in SA | Fin24
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Tracking the spread of fake news in SA | Fin24

Social media platforms have become thoroughly efficient at connecting many people quickly, making Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others indispensable to our families, our friends, our work and every part of our lives. Read the full story here >

Curbing the spread of fake news | eNCA
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Curbing the spread of fake news | eNCA

UCT’s Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change launches a project to combat COVID-19 fake news. Over the next six months, social media analytics will be used to track and counter the spread of fake news.

New centre tracks COVID-19 social fracture | University of Cape Town
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New centre tracks COVID-19 social fracture | University of Cape Town

The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change, incubated by the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business, has launched a six-month project that will use social media analytics and advocacy to combat the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus in South Africa and beyond. Associate...

We are not at war with Covid-19 | Daily Maverick
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We are not at war with Covid-19 | Daily Maverick

The rhetoric of war, and the unfortunate term ‘lockdown’ are even more misplaced in this crisis because it takes people to change a society, not simply putting stringent rules or regulations in place and enforcing them through the barrel of a gun. An Op-ed published by Daily Maverick. Written by Camaren Peter, director and executive...