Study: Facebook’s Fake News Labels Have a Fatal Flaw

This isn’t good

Fast Company
Mar 4, 2020 · 4 min read

By Mark Wilson

In 2016, after coordinated propaganda on Facebook helped Trump win the election, the social media giant introduced a program for independent fact-checkers to flag fake news as “disputed.” In theory, this was a good thing. While Facebook still wasn’t running every story through a fact-check, deleting false…

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