First it was about what prevents people from contracting coronavirus: Take a little bit of alcoholic drinks, eat garlic and turmeric, take some cow urine, even dung. Then it shifted to what causes the infection: the person who lives and comes from the country affected by the virus. So there was racial attack on people who looked like Asian, Chinese to be particular, and they were insulted and even blamed to be the carriers of the disease. In three months since the outbreak of coronavirus, which later took pandemic proportion, and which is ravaging the whole world at the moment, disinformation, misinformation and wrong information about the source of the virus, its infection rate and remedies have become the subject of deep worry for the countries which are struggling to combat the disease as well as the countries which are struggling to prevent its outbreak. Nepal has not been the exception to this trend.
The internet is such a big part of our lives that it’s important to know how to use it to its full potential. Developers all over the world have come up with various tools that help make things easier than they already are—focusing on the smallest of details to make the world wide web user-friendly. However, most of us are still unaware of these internet “hacks” that can help us navigate through the internet’s shortcomings like excessive advertisements or false information. Here are a few internets hacks to make your internet surfing smooth and interesting.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16: Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned (FB.O) photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.