Facebook announces its own journalism project to stave off fake news
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Facebook has announced that it's launching its own journalism project, continuing its efforts to change the way media organisations work with the social network. The move could be seen as an extension of its vow earlier this year to crack down on fake news on the site.
Today's tech stories that matter include Facebook's new Journalism Project designed to combat fake news, Samsung's Note 7 woes nearing an end and JetBlue's launch of a high-speed Wi-Fi service across its entire fleet.
Facebook is finally testing a paywall in its Instant Articles feature — beginning with Android and not iOS devices — in partnership with a small group of... BGR India - TechnologyAlso reported by •FOXNews.com •Reuters
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — though that finding comes... SFGate - TechnologyAlso reported by •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times •Sydney Morning Herald
If you're like me, you've seen Facebook friends post links to questionable blogs, people have texted you links to fake stories, and you see fake news articles... Mashable - InternetAlso reported by •NYTimes.com