Google to train political parties ahead of elections

Google is deploying some of its vast resources to train political parties, journalists and editors ahead of this year's elections. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Google is deploying some of its vast resources to train political parties, journalists and editors ahead of this year's elections.

The exercise is part of an international initiative announced in March last year, its work will involve protecting against attacks on websites of political parties and finding ways to prevent the spread of disinformation.

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Google South Africa communications manager Mich Atagana says this initiative will help diffuse fake news.

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