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Facebook Will Auto-Load Related Headlines to Debunk ‘Fake News’

Facebook is rolling out a “related articles” section that will appear below popular stories and those that are deemed to be “fake news,” according to a report.

Shared articles that Facebook’s fact-checking partners deem to be fake news will now include links to the fact-check below the post.

“Appearing before someone reads, Related Articles will surface links to additional reporting on the same topic to provide different view points, and to truthiness reports from the fact checkers,” reported TechCrunch. “If users see drastically different angles when they compare a story to its Related Articles, they might deem it suspicious and skip it, be less likely to believe or share it, or could click through the Related Articles and make up their own mind.”

“That could reduce the spread and impact of false news without Facebook itself having to be the honesty police,” they continued. “Related Articles could also balance out some of the radical invective that can subtly polarize the populace.”

The new feature is currently being rolled out in the United States, Germany, France, and the Netherlands.

“We don’t want to be and are not the arbiters of the truth. The fact checkers can give the signal of whether a story is true or false,” claimed Facebook’s…

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3 Comments on Facebook Will Auto-Load Related Headlines to Debunk ‘Fake News’

  1. Henk der Niederlànder // augustus 7, 2017 om 17:56 //

    De hoogste tijd voor de gebruikers om dat fakeplatform te gaan mijden.

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  2. Hoog tijd voor iets “anders”

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  3. Ben benieuwd…maar het zal wel weer zo zijn dat de linkse berichtgeving NIET van alternatieven wordt voorzien.
    Nog even daargelaten dat de ‘huis-factchecker’ van facebook leuk is voor het debunken van urban myths, maar geen kaas heeft gegeten van politiek. En zelf al diverse keren is betrapt op het foutief ‘checken’ van feiten.

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