Germany has taken a tough stance in the battle against fake news and now it’s about to become the first country outside of the U.S. to get Facebook’s new tools help combat the problem.
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The tools – including an option for users to flag fake news and third party fact-checking – are similar to the ones announced by Facebook in the U.S. in December.
In a German-language statement, Facebook said German speaking users would have the option to flag potentially false stories by clicking on the top right corner of a post and label it as “fake news”. Read more…