CNET: Facebook ‘war room’ scrambles to combat fake election news

CNET: Facebook ‘war room’ scrambles to combat fake election news. “On Oct. 7, during the first round of Brazil’s presidential election, Facebook employees noticed something suspicious on the social network. A story posted to Facebook incorrectly claimed the election was delayed because of protests. The company’s data scientists and operations team scrambled to pull down the misinformation before it went viral.”

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