CNET: Facebook posts fake news ads in newspapers ahead of UK election

CNET: Facebook posts fake news ads in newspapers ahead of UK election. “Facebook launched a UK newspaper campaign on Monday warning British citizens to be wary of fake news in the lead up to the General Election on June 8. The social network took out ads in major papers including The Times, The Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, which list ten things its users should look out for when deciding whether to trust information they read online. The tips include checking headlines, URLs, photos and dates.” Hopefully the people who vet Facebook’s ads will get to read the same thing.

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