Facebook in 'fake news' legal battle after Syrian migrant in Germany claims stories were spread
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Facebook will have to face off against German justice authorities next month when representatives for the global social network site answer charges of spreading fake news about a refugee.
Facebook is taking a more active role to stamp out misinformation and so-called "fake news" from its news feeds. WSJ's Brian Fitzgerald and Tanya Rivero discuss how the social media giant has hired former CNN anchor Campbell Brown and plans to work closely with news organizations to promote what it...
Facebook may have put new tools in place that allow third-party checkers to flag dubious news stories, but that doesn’t mean that the social network will try... The Verge - TechnologyAlso reported by •Softpedia •PRWeek •BGR India •AppleInsider
Just days after Trump-immigration-order-blocking Judge Robart was exposed for his* 'fake facts' about terrorist convictions,* Apple CEO Tim Cook has dragged up... Zero Hedge - MarketsAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post •BGR India
The world's largest social network has finally settled on an effective way to list basic news stories.
Facebook deployed a revised version of its... Mashable - InternetAlso reported by •betanews •PRWeek
Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that... Japan Today - WorldAlso reported by •WorldNews