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Facebook Is Now Fact-Checking News In More Markets

6 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Facebook has had to deal with a lot of criticism for failing to prevent the mass spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform during the 2016 presidential elections in the United States. It has since released new features that are aimed at preventing the spread of fake news on Facebook and fact-checking is one of those features. It's now going to start fact-checking news in more markets.
Facebook has announced a pilot fact-checking program India which is now the largest market yet where the company has tested this feature. English language stories flagged on Facebook will be...
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