Misinformation

03.15.18
Wikipedia had no idea it would become a YouTube fact checker
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Wikipedia had no idea it would become a YouTube fact checker

YouTube wants to link to third-party sites to stem the spread of misinformation.

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02.21.18
YouTube's trending section shows it has a fake news problem, too
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YouTube's trending section shows it has a fake news problem, too

A top trending video claimed a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student was a paid actor.

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12.21.17
Facebook swaps fake article flags for fact-checked links
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Facebook swaps fake article flags for fact-checked links

The warning labels weren't stopping people from reading bogus articles.

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09.27.17
Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now 'regrets'
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Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now 'regrets'

He'd said it was 'crazy' to think misinformation on Facebook influenced the outcome.

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