Facebook start approach nepnieuws in France

Facebook start approach nepnieuws in France

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Facebook launches in France with the tackle of nepnieuws, by working with big media companies to articles to check for errors.

The social network works together with news agency AFP, the newspapers Le Monde and L’express, and tv channel BFM to nepnieuws, as was announced Monday.

Earlier took to Facebook in the USA and Germany, all measures to prevent the spread of nepnieuws, after controversy had arisen about the role of the social network in the U.s. elections.

According to the critics, played popular nepberichten a role in the election of Donald Trump, and the defeat of Hillary Clinton. American scientists weerspraken that conclusion, and suggested that the messages are relatively few people reached.

France in april and may presidential election. By the measures will, factually incorrect posts a warning label. Nepnieuws will not completely from Facebook to be removed.

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