The Star: Facebook set to unveil plan to guard against fake news during Canadian election campaign

The Star: Facebook set to unveil plan to guard against fake news during Canadian election campaign. “Facebook is set to unveil a made-in-Canada measure to guard the 2019 vote from the scourge of fake news and misinformation online — while south of the border the social media heavyweight details how foreign players may have used the platform to spread discord in the 2016 presidential election. The new tool, billed as the ‘Canadian Election Integrity Initiative,’ is a response to a warning from the country’s top cybersecurity agency in June that multiple hacker groups would ‘almost certainly’ attempt to influence the next federal election.”

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