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This tech solution from IIT-Kharagpur can filter fake news. Here's how

The solution is 90 per cent accurate in detecting the difference between fake and real news, claimed IIT Kharagpur's Saptarshi Ghosh

The IIT Kharagpur campus in West Bengal
The IIT Kharagpur campus in West Bengal

At a time when social media is playing a dominant role in our lives, the menace of fake news is also rising. To curb the same, IIT-Kharagpur has come up with a solution that uses artificial intelligence to extract critical information from viral social media content that is manually not possible.    IIT Kharagpur's newly developed technology has helped in detecting the authenticity of the post and pass on data to relief and rescue organisations.  Saptarshi Ghosh of Department of Computer Science & Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, told Economic Times, that how ...