Facebook Tackle Fake News UK Election – CWEB.com

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Facebook Tackle Fake News UK Election – CWEB.com

The social network giant Facebook launches feature that automatically spots fake news ahead of UK general election. Facebook has announced new measures for tackling fake news in the UK, ahead of next month’s general election. The social network is set to treat the issue like click bait, using algorithms to crack down on fake articles.

People, unfortunately, make up their minds on the basis of what they are told by ‘mainstream news’, not what is left out, or the particular biased angle with which some of the news is presented.

Facebook said it had removed tens of thousands of possibly fake accounts in Britain

 

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