These reported posts may be sent to Instagram's fact-checkers
which may lead to the post being hidden from the Explore and hashtag pages.
A new tool being rolled out lets Instagram users tap a "report" option on-screen when they see a post they deem dubious, then tap a "false information" tag to prompt review by third-party fact-checkers
, according to Facebook spokeswoman Stephanie Otway.
(The researchers weighted Republicans and Democrats equally in the survey to avoid any perception of bias.) That survey also measured the general audience's evaluations against a set of judgments by professional fact-checkers
to see whether the larger audience's judgments were similar to the opinions of experienced researchers.
At the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, Zuckerberg said it took time for Facebook's systems to flag it and for fact-checkers
to rate the video as false, which reduced its spread on the site, saying "During that time, it got more distribution than our policy ...
in Germany called out a fake news article circulated on Facebook about Frans Timmermans, the Socialists' top candidate in the European elections.
"It is for this reason that I strongly denounce this political mudslinging," Panelo said, calling on the fact-checkers
of Facebook to show their impartiality.
Panelo, who also serves as Duterte's chief legal counsel, then called on'purported fact-checkers
of Facebook' to do their job and 'show their impartiality.'
Facebook has been partnering with third-party professional fact-checkers
but notes that its partners "face challenges of scale." One idea the company is exploring is having users identify journalistic sources that either "corroborate or contradict" claims.
DUBAI: News agencies have lost their role as gatekeepers of news with the changing media landscape, but have increased their role as fact-checkers
, Agence France-Press's Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Fries said on the first day of Dubai's Arab Media Forum.
In the weeks since President Trump's State of the Union Address, pro-abortion media have run wild with "fact check" pieces rating President Trump's comments as "false." A closer look at the claims of the "fact-checkers
" reveals more about the abortion supporters than about the President's truthful and accurate remarks.
Arabic-speaking AFP fact-checkers
will tap the additional expertise of local journalism bureaus across MENA to fact-check Arabic- language content on Facebook, and will follow a standard set of criteria when determining the veracity of stories.
When third-party fact-checkers
write articles about a piece of content, Facebook will show these in Related Articles immediately below the story in News Feed.
Facebook's fact-checking programme, which now covers content in 17 languages, also relies on feedback from the Facebook community, as a signal to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers
However, with information becoming mobile, we must be information gatekeepers and whenever possible, be fact-checkers
Talking to reporter, the Minister said Facebook would help to curb issue of fake news through a combination of technology, including removing fake accounts, partnering with fact-checkers
and promoting news literacy in Pakistan.