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Facebook will shortly begin to blocking ads for Pages that share fake news

Uncategorized September 3, 2017

While often thrown around today to delegitimize any article that the speaker doesn’t like, “real” fake news has become a growing problem online. The term “fake news” began receiving attention during the 2016 presidential election. One such widespread article from the election stated Pope Francis had endorsed Donald Trump for president when in fact he made no such statement. Many inaccurate stories like this one are believed to have influenced voters on Facebook. As a response, the social network has put in place numerous policies to combat fake news. Their goal is to fight bogus news by: Continue reading …
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