Thursday, April 6, 2017

Facebook creates 10 commandments for spotting fake news

Facebook has taken a few steps to identify and flag fake news so far, but now it’s aiming to actually educate people on how to avoid it. The company is adding an alert to the top of your News Feed dubbed “Tips for spotting false news,” which will apparently show up several times over the next few days. Click on it, and you’ll be taken to a support page with some common sense, but useful advice: Be skeptical of headlines. False news stories often have catchy headlines in all caps with exclamation points. If shocking claims in the headline sound…

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