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Facebook Still Limiting Fact-Checkers To Links

  • Poynter, Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:17 PM

Allowing for the continued proliferation of fake and misleading news, Facebook is not yet allowing fact-checkers to flag offending videos, images, or memes. At the moment, fact-checking partners like Snopes “can only flag them if the falsity in question is a link,” Poynter reports. “When asked to comment on the inability of fact-checkers to flag memes, a Facebook spokesperson told Poynter in an email that they are working with their partners to understand how to improve the tool.”


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