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“Congratulations! You’ve been approved for a loan!” or “Contact the IRS urgently regarding unpaid income tax”. Sadly, you haven’t got a loan, or won a cruise, or whatever is being touted. You’re on the receiving end of a “robocall”. They’re on the rise and it’s now estimated that half of the calls we receive are

Altering the information spread through mass media, whether intentionally (disinformation) or unintentionally (misinformation), is not a new practice. However, misinformation and disinformation have been fueled by digital technologies in the past decades, thanks to the rapid growth of digital media, online news outlets, and social networks. The spread of fake news online has become a major issue. Tech is catching up and new tools for identifying fake news are being developed. Besides, there are