The “Break the Fake Hackathon” is three-city event that challenges programmers and developers to create systems that will help institutions battle disinformation.
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Sotto filed the Anti-False Content Bill, which seeks to prohibit the publication and proliferation of false content on the Internet, provide measures to counteract its effects, and prescribe penalties for such acts.
Despite the availability of knowledge over the Web, we still fall for fake news. We succumb easily to emotions, to facts that are “plausible”, to ideas that “seem to make sense”.
Through different educational programs and workshops, the partnership will provide resources that can help OFWs gain knowledge on privacy and safety, critical thinking and empathy, and spotting false news.
A new research report sheds light on the network of digital workers designing political disinformation campaigns, authoring fake news, and fanning the flames of public discontent in the Philippines.