Despite social media ban, fake news spread in Lanka

Sri Lankan social networks saw a surge in fake news after the Easter suicide bombings a month ago despite an official social media blackout, highlighting the inability of governments to contain disinformation, experts said. Continue Reading

Ban on social media platforms will impede FDI, Digital India scheme: IAMAI

Any ‘arbitrary’ ban on social media platforms and intermediaries could impede foreign direct investment and affect expansion of the digital India initiative, an industry body of Internet and mobile device companies said. Continue Reading