Catchy headline, famous, powerful people, popular themes, sensational story – excited to read further? Cashing in on exactly this interest from readers to read and want to share a story, a lot of anonymously-hosted websites have emerged around the world. Fake news websites, as they have come to be known, are spreading more than rumours and misleading people and press. Facebook announced stricter measures this August, to identify a fake news to control its sharing and spread through social media. It has created a software algorithm to ﬂag stories that may be suspicious and send them to fact checkers.
We live in a busy, happening world in which News 24X7 is a norm, whether they matter to us or not. In this section, we reflect on 3 news pieces on money, mind and media, from last quarter that are of relevance to parents .
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