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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Social Media, Narendra Modi, WhatsApp forwards, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Mobile Politics: Why I think Lok Sabha 2019 was not a post-Mandal but a post-Jio election

India's information revolution, with affordable communication, made political messaging that much more personal and vastly widespread. Only the BJP understood and seized the moment.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Fake news, Social Media, WhatsApp forwards, Lynchings

How anonymity allowed the weaponisation of WhatsApp

India Today cover story highlights the dangerous misuse of social media, and how to stop it.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
WhatsApp forwards, Social Media, Lynching, Dhule

Stop believing in social media rumours, they cost lives

While the creators of the messages are never traced, innocent people are killed.

SCI-TECH

 |  7-minute read
Censorship, Fake news, WhatsApp forwards

India has a WhatsApp problem and something needs to be done about it

Fake news to rape videos - perhaps it is time we start regulating it.