How India’s Elite Competition Poisoned the Internet
By Pallavi Shahi
Ever wonder why India has so many internet shutdowns? It’s because, to an increasing degree, online discourse is being used to incite real-world violence.
Manufacturing Islamophobia on WhatsApp in India
By Soma Basu
What can a study of pro-BJP WhatsApp groups tell us about the party’s culpability in rising Islamophobia?
Fake News in India and Indonesia's Elections 2019
By Jennifer Yang Hui and Pravin Prakash
In both countries, social media platforms are fertile ground for disinformation and hoaxes.
A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia
By Allie Funk
The region is a driving force behind annual declines at the global level.
WhatsApp, Fake News? The Internet and Risks of Misinformation in India
By Krzysztof Iwanek
Should WhatsApp be singled out for India's fake news problem?
How Fake News Spreads in India
By Alisha Sachdev from StoriesAsia
Clickbait, votes, WhatsApp journalism: Your primer on what really drives fake news in India.
The Taliban’s Latest Battlefield: Social Media
By Austin Bodetti
The Taliban has drastically ramped up its presence on services like Twitter and WhatsApp in the past few years.
Facebook Booming in Asia – Local Competition, Too
Facebook is growing faster in Asia than anywhere else, but local social media are catching up.