WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
The sad, but not uncommon, tale of an elderly healer who was murdered with an axe.
Ibiza is evolving from a party destination to a playground for the wealthy elites—and its nightlife is feeling the growing pains.
They wanted to smear paramilitary organizations and scare kids into staying indoors.
Words aren't necessarily true just because they're superimposed over an image.
SXSW Day Three: Tobias Jesso Jr., the Meaning of Love, and Grime Music Being Cool in America (for Now)
In short, we saw a lot of fucking music.
But all the rumors and BS that circulated on tech websites for nearly two years might have been a good thing: It got us talking about science, design, materials, and innovation in ways that we usually don't.
America has a lot of problems with violence in the streets, but much of that violence is committed by law enforcement. So if you think there's a purge coming, you’re focusing your paranoia in the wrong direction.
Psychedelic, melodic techno from Guy Gerber's Rumors label.
On the first day of al-Shabaab’s siege of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, several bystanders allegedly spotted a veiled white woman commanding the gunmen in Arabic. The next day, the British tabloid the Daily Mail identified the woman as “the...
I was met with a flurry of false reports. Some were just dropped without mention: the suspects jacked a police SUV, possibly another car, and blew something up at Harvard. Other persisted. Was the bomber an Indian-American student who'd gone missing...