Google targets fake news with $300m initiative

Google has announced a $300 million initiative it says it aimed at preserving quality journalism and fighting the spread of fake news. Called the Google News Initiative, it’s a three-year plan inte...

March 21, 2018
Tech

Imbert slams 'fake news' on Tobago 'slow boat'

There is absolutely no truth to an article published in the Newsday today regarding negotiations on a ‘fancy’ new vessel to be procured by Government from Singapore to service the inter-island sea bri...

January 12, 2018
T&T News

2017: A year of fake news

The term "fake news" rose in popularity in 2017 thanks to United States President Donald Trump.  It is described as false information, photos or videos created and spread to purposefully confu...

December 31, 2017
T&T News

TTPS warns against unverified messages

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is once again asking members of the public to be mindful of messages which are circulated on social media sites. Police said unless these messages are ...

December 24, 2017
T&T News

Rumors of Pizza Hut giveaway is fake news

American restaurant chain ‘Pizza Hut’ is seeking to debunk rumours which have spread via social media, alleging that the international franchise would give away free pizzas to persons as part of their...

August 16, 2017
T&T News