Thursday, December 15, 2016

Facebook will fact-check, label fake news in News Feed - Business Insider

Facebook will fact-check, label fake news in News Feed - Business Insider: Facebook is going to start fact-checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in its News Feed, the company said Thursday.

The decision comes after Facebook received heated criticism for its role in spreading a deluge of political misinformation during the US presidential election, like one story that falsely said the Pope had endorsed Donald Trump.

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