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Facebook Doesn’t Need One Public Editor, It Needs 1,000 of Them

Depending on whom you believe, the problem of fake news on Facebook is either one of the most important issues facing mankind, or an over-blown controversy pumped up by the mainstream media. And in a way, that dichotomy itself points out the problem with defining–let alone actually getting rid of–”fake news.” When someone uses that…

http://fortune.com/2016/11/21/facebook-public-editor/

Facebook Still Has a Fake News Problem

If you spend any time on Facebook then you’ve probably seen them, either in your main news feed or in the “trending topics” section–clearly fake news stories, many focused on the latest conspiracy theory about the 2016 election. These are the kind of stories that Facebook’s editors used to weed out, but then the company…

http://fortune.com/2016/10/12/facebook-fake-news/