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12.02.16
Facebook exec says it has 'a responsibility' to fight fake news
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Facebook exec says it has 'a responsibility' to fight fake news

"For so long, we had resisted having standards about whether something’s newsworthy."

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11.17.16
Obama: We have to get serious about facts
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Obama: We have to get serious about facts

“If we can’t discriminate between serious arguments and propaganda, then we have problems.”

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11.11.16
Facebook buys CrowdTangle to help publishers track content
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Facebook buys CrowdTangle to help publishers track content

The tool tracks how stuff spreads around the internet to gauge what's popular.

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11.10.16
Facebook vows to fight fake news but won't say how
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Facebook vows to fight fake news but won't say how

Most adults in the US get their news from social media, but a surprising amount of that content on Facebook is misleading or downright false.

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10.21.16
Facebook will allow 'newsworthy' graphic content in timelines
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Facebook will allow 'newsworthy' graphic content in timelines

It's a direct response to how the social network censored the 'napalm girl' photo.

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