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  • Facebook lets users flag suspected fake news
  • Facebook lets users flag suspected fake news
    Ed Yourdon (2013) ©
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Facebook lets users flag suspected fake news

The American election brought the issue of fake news into such sharp focus that Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg pledged to take steps to address it. Those steps are now coming to fruition in the form of flags that let readers and third-party fact checkers mark stories as ‘disputed’.

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