FACEBOOK FLAGGING 'FAKE NEWS' STORIES
7/5/2018 10:12:15 AM
Facebook is trying to crack down on so called 'fake news', launching a third party fact checking program Canada wide.
Facebook Canada has partnered with Agence France-Presse to try to crack down on false news spread on it's platform.
AFP fact-checkers will review both English and French news stories on Facebook and rate their accuracy.
As part of the program, Canadians who be informed if a story they shared has been rated as false.
Pages that routinely share false news will also be seen less in Facebook feeds.
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