How can Facebook fix its fake news problem?

How can Facebook fix its fake news problem?
 

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has promised the social network will take action over fake news appearing in its feeds, following complaints that the social network is deluged with fabricated posts.
In a post on his personal profile, he said he was "cautious" not to make Facebook an "arbiter of truth" but said the company was testing new tools to flag hoax content.
So, what's the problem? "Facebook's algorithm prioritises the popular, it doesn't know how to distinguish between real and not real," said Kate Bevan, a technology writer and broadcaster.
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14 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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