Anti-fake news centre pins blame on elderly

04.12.2019 - 05:35

Half a million items of suspected false information detected in first month

About 500,000 items of suspected fake news were spread on social media over the past month, with the elderly found to be the biggest culprits, Digital Economy and Society Minister Buddhipongse Punnakanta said on Monday. He said the ministry's anti-fake news centre has detected some half a million items of possible fake news and sent them to relevant agencies for fact-checking, which should take two hours.

(other, Thailand)

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