Facebook cracks down on fake news with new 'fact check' alerts for users



Facebook has introduced its weapon to combat 'fake news'.
Users have reported seeing a pop-up window when they attempted to share articles that were deemed inaccurate by third-party fact-checkers.
The feature is part of Facebook's program to work with third-party fact-checking organizations that are have agreed to Poynter's International Fact Checking Code of Principles.
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Facebook has been criticized for the amount of fake news floating around its platform and has been attacked for not taking the steps to do anything about it.
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20 March 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 49
Source: Daily Mail
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