Fact Checking

  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … the recent U.S. presidential election and a federal election due in Germany later this year may have led to this move by Facebook. Manager of journalism partnerships Áine Kerr announced in a Facebook Media blog post: Last month we announced some tests to address the issue of fake news on Facebook. In the next few weeks, we’ll be starting to roll…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … efforts to disrupt the financial incentives for spammers. In addition, we launched a program to work with third-party fact-checking organizations that are signatories of Poynter’s International Fact Checking Code of Principles to identify hoaxes on Facebook. This problem is much bigger than any one platform, and it’s important for all of us to work together to minimize its reach. Readers: We realize it’s a lot to digest, but what are your initial thoughts on the Facebook Journalism Project? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 34 readers -
  • Google to bring fact checking to News

    … Google to bring fact checking to News With the advent of fake news sites, wild Facebook claims and slanted political sites, Google has decided to enter the fray. Google has added the tag ‘Fact Check’ to Google News along with the already active tags of ‘highly cited’ and ‘opinion’. Google says that they have strict guidelines in place…

    Greg's Cornerin Google- 11 readers -
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