Technology

Online Game Helps Fight the Spread of Fake News: Study

An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of “fake news”, a study from the University of Cambridge has found. Results from the study of 15,000 users of the “Bad News” game, launched last year More

Would You Let the Police Search Your Phone?

Law enforcement officers on the doorstep threatening to “come back with a warrant” is a cliché of police procedural dramas. Things are much less dramatic in real life: The officers ask if they can take a look around, and the civilians say yes without putting up a fight. A key More