TechCrunch: Facebook launches ‘Hunt for False News’ debunk blog as fakery drops 50%

TechCrunch:
Facebook launches ‘Hunt for False News’ debunk blog as fakery drops 50%
. “Facebook hopes detailing concrete examples of fake news it’s caught — or missed — could improve news literacy, or at least prove it’s attacking the misinformation problem. Today Facebook launched ‘The Hunt for False News,’ in which it examines viral B.S., relays the decisions of its third-party fact-checkers and explains how the story was tracked down. The first edition reveals cases where false captions were put on old videos, people were wrongfully identified as perpetrators of crimes or real facts were massively exaggerated.”

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