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Facebook just launched a fake news filter in France

Before the French presidential elections in April and May, the social media giant has teamed up with eight French media companies to fact-check news articles shared on Facebook that are reported to be false, reports Reuters. If an article is verified to be fake news, it will be tagged as “disputed” in a user’s news … Continue reading “Facebook just launched a fake news filter in France”

Before the French presidential elections in April and May, the social media giant has teamed up with eight French media companies to fact-check news articles shared on Facebook that are reported to be false, reports Reuters. If an article is verified to be fake news, it will be tagged as “disputed” in a user’s news feed and users will see a warning before they share it.

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Michael Grothaus is a novelist, journalist, and former screenwriter. His debut novel EPIPHANY JONES is out now from Orenda Books. You can read more about him at MichaelGrothaus.com

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