Facebook has just launched its fact-checking operation in the UK

Social network brings in independent charity in attempt to tackle misinformationFacebook’s fact-checking operation is launching in the UK, with independent fact-checking charity Full Fact selected to be the first British publisher to review and rate the accuracy of content on the social network.Posts, links and videos that have been flagged as false will be marked as such to users, and people will be warned if a post they are about to share has been found to be false – but they will not be stopped from sharing or reading any content, false or not. Continue reading...

Facebook has just launched its fact-checking operation in the UK

Fri 11 Jan 19 from MIT Technology Review

Facebook tasks fact checkers with tackling misinformation in the UK

Fact checkers will score reported Facebook posts in the UK as true, not true or a mixture, in an effort to combat fake news on the platform

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Newscientist

Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to combat fake news

A UK charity will help Facebook combat the spread of misinformation on its platform.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from BBC Technology

Facebook rolls out fact-checking operation to UK

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Guardian.co.uk

Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to flag fake news

You can report suspicious posts for review by an independent charity, and anything found to be false will be labelled as such.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Techradar

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