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India election body struggles with scale of fake information

Rumours and fake images abound on social media days before Indians begin to vote in general elections, and some observers say the Election Commission should have been better prepared.


Indonesia says election under attack from Chinese, Russian hackers

Chinese and Russian hackers are attacking Indonesia’s voter data base in a bid to disrupt the country’s upcoming presidential election, according to a senior election commission official.


Twitter to liaise with India's election body, boost hiring ahead of polls

Twitter Inc plans to boost hiring in India and appoint an officer to liaise with the Election Commission (EC), a senior executive said on Feb 26, responding to concerns about political misuse of social media ahead of this year's general elections.


Facebook, Google could face tighter rules on political ads

Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and other online platforms would face stricter rules for political advertising according to a proposed framework that will be considered by the US Federal Election Commission.


US election agency seeks comment after Facebook cites Russian ads

The US Federal Election Commission voted on Sept 14 to seek public comment on possible regulatory changes after Facebook Inc said that Russians bought ads on the No 1 social network during the US presidential campaign.


Facebook, Google political ads could face new US federal rules

Political ad buyers on Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and other online platforms could face stricter disclosure requirements after the Federal Election Commission voted unanimously to move ahead on new rules for the Internet.


Facebook tells US FEC it supports campaign advertising transparency

Facebook Inc says it supports policy measures that promote transparency in online campaign advertising, according to a comment filed with the Federal Election Commission.


Indonesia says cyberattacks won’t disrupt elections

Presidential and legislative polls in Indonesia next month are not at risk of disruption from cyberattacks, the head of the election commission said on March 13, even though regular hacking attempts had been detected on the agency's website.


GE14: Check your voter status online

With the 14th General Election date confirmed, citizens can double check that they are registered as voters through a variety of channels provided by the Election Commission.


Find your voting centre on the EC website

The Election Commission (EC) has updated its website with information on where citizens' voting centres will be, in a simple-to-use form that only needs their IC to reveal exact details.