When links for articles are shared on Facebook, users will see a button that provides additional information, like the publisher's Wikipedia entry, an option to follow their page, trending or related articles about the topic, as well as information on where the article is being shared on Facebook. The lack of information on a publisher could mean its a suspicious site.
Facebook will start testing fake news warnings, adding context to the traditional news feed and constant sharing on its platform, the company announced Thursday. It would also allow users to determine how long the publisher has been in existence. Together, this could show people alternate takes on the same news bite, which might dispute the original article or provide more perspective. Facebook has said that this update will not affect Facebook pages in any way.
Facebook said the testing is at its first phase and will get feedback from users and publishers about the tool. Tap the button and up pops a variety of additional information. "Vandalism on Wikipedia is a rare and unfortunate event that is usually resolved quickly", she told TechCrunch.
The move is the latest by Facebook to stem the flow of fake news, hoaxes and disinformation after a series of revelations showing how unverified news went viral on social networks during the 2016 election, in many cases resulting from Russian-led efforts. "We will apply what we learn from the test to improve the experience people have on Facebook, advance news literacy, and support an informed community".
Getting this right is especially important after the fiasco this week when Facebook's Safety Check for the tragic Las Vegas mass-shooting pointed people to fake news.
Facebook is going to display a new button for links to articles shared in News Feed.
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