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Satire Piece Fact Check Shows Limits of Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News

On Thursday, the satirical website Babylon Bee published an article, “CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine To Spin News Before Publication.” The article poked fun at those who criticize CNN’s reporting, but unfortunately it appears that some people fell for it or at least found it questionable enough for Snopes, a […]

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Facebook Turns to News Organizations to Combat Fake News

Facebook announced on Thursday a series of changes designed to combat the spread of fake news on the social media platform. However, Facebook is shifting the actual fact-checking work of what is fake news and what is not to partners who have signed onto Ponyter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Signatories include […]