Fact Checking

  • Facebook Takes Fake News Fight to Germany

    … Facebook is extending its efforts to combat fake news to Germany. The social network announced in December that it was turning to third-party fact-checking organizations to help combat fake news and hoaxes, as well as making it easier for users to report fake news and flag questionable posts. Speculation that fake news on Facebook affected…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 27 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- 38 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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