Facebook, Google join drive against fake news in France

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Latest News – Giant Internet firms Facebook and Google joined forces with news organisations on Monday to launch new fact-checking tools designed to root out “fake news” stories in France ahead of the country’s presidential election.

Social networks and news aggregators came under fire during the US presidential vote when it became clear they had inadvertently fanned false news reports.
Facebook , said it would work with eight French news organisations, including news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP), news channel BFM TV, and newspapers L’Express and Le Monde to minimise the risk that (Read More)

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