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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.
Social media misinformation rose significantly before the 2016 presidential election. Georgejmclittle/shutterstock.com

Unlike in 2016, there was no spike in misinformation this election cycle

The Iffy Quotient measured misinformation on social media in the run-up to the recent elections. Facebook has gotten better at combating untrustworthy links, but Twitter still struggles.

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