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Google, Facebook to combat fake-news during French election

Following on from claims that fake-news had a large impact on the U.S. presidential elections, technology firms like Google and Facebook are taking steps to combat it in the lead up to the French elections in April. Together they’ve debuted a service called Cross Check, which when it goes live …

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Facebook allows you to report fake news

Facebook news false

Facebook will soon allow you to report fake news stories that appear in your news feed, so that others can be made aware that they are not in fact true. They have said that this will only affect news from pages that are deliberately trying to mislead readers and not satirical …

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