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Could Germany Fine Facebook For Carrying 'Fake' News?

Germany is considering various measures to combat the rise of so-called “fake news,” including fining Facebook for carrying such content on its platform. “One German official has proposed fining Facebook 500,000 euros ($528,700) for failing to delete fake news stories and hate messages within 24 hours, describing the social media giant as a ‘value chain of digital propaganda,” The Christian Science Monitor reports.

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