Fake news might seem to be new, but in reality, it is the platform used for the spread of misinformation. While it has been existing since ages, the rise in the use of the internet and social media has resulted in the faster spread of fake news. People do not verify the authenticity of the information they share on social media.
Given that it is a major threat to the national security and peace of mind of people, internet giants such as Google and social media companies have started coming up with new techniques that will reduce this threat to a great extent. Many startups and aspiring entrepreneurs are giving importance to combat the rise of misinformation spread. Here, we have come up with a list of fake detection startups in Europe as sourced from Dealroom.