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Claims of ‘fake news’ and misinformation campaigns have already arisen in the federal election campaign, a problem the political parties and tech companies are ill-equipped to address. Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

‘Fake news’ is already spreading online in the election campaign – it’s up to us to stop it

New regulations have been rolled out to counter the spread of misinformation during the campaign, but these steps will largely be ineffective in the fast-moving social media sphere
Was Kyrie Irving’s leadership style a factor in the Boston Celtics’ struggles this season? AP Photo/Matt Slocum

The pitfalls of the narcissistic NBA player

A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
A Indian man gets a free eye test on the anniversary of the death of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, revered for his efforts to end discrimination against the untouchables. AAP/Divyakant Solanki

How Twitter got blindsided by India’s still-toxic caste system

A poster proclaiming "Smash Brahminical Patriarchy" has landed Twitter's head Jack Dorsey in trouble in India. It shows just how invisible caste is to outsiders.

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