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Facebook is not doing enough to fight the misinformation, fact-checkers say

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Facebook is not doing enough to combat the misinformation on the platform, according to the fact-checkers who have worked with the tech giant.

A charity called Full Fact, which is part of the company’s third-party fact-checking the program for six months, issued a report saying that Facebook should become more transparent and to expand the program to other platforms, including Instagram.

The program works in the following way, depending on whether the control of the love of the Users to flag posts they believe to be false, they will be judged by the Complete of the Fact, that it’s going to take a measurement; if the face is false, the message will be displayed at the bottom of the news feed, but it’s not going to be removed. Facebook, for the financing of the effort, but it is run by non-profit organizations and charity groups.

The report, which can be read in full here, makes 10 recommendations for improvement, including the sharing of information with the fact-checkers are to be carried out on their effects, the better the tools, from Facebook to identify possible malicious false content, and much more. Full Fact publishes all of the fact checks, it’s the program’s own web site, which can be seen here.

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The Mark Zuckerberg-led company has been blasted by lawmakers, and the tech critics for failing to do enough to come out to see the flood of false news and misinformation in the wake of the Russian campaign-to sow discord and to disrupt the elections in 2016, during the presidential election.

A spokesman for Facebook, Integrity of nerships, told Fox News that the company welcomes the feedback and is actively involved with a number of the Whole substance of the recommendations.

“[These improvements] are the scale of impact of fact-checks, with identical contents, matching, and similarity of detection, will continue to evolve, and our a rating scale with a greater range of types of disinformation-guide methods in order to make use of the fact-checkers’ signal is present on Instagram, and more,” said Julia is Hot on Facebook’s Integrity, nerships, in a statement to Fox News. “We have also agreed that there is a need to explore additional tactics to combat the false news on the scale. We look forward to a continued collaboration, with a Complete and more than 50 international fact-check from our partners.”

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