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Facebook deletes thousands of accounts in fight against fake news

Facebook deletes thousands of accounts in fight against fake news

Published By: 24newsmedia
Facebook deletes thousands of accounts in fight against fake news
Oct 19
16:022017
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Facebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a steer to broil touch an encounter news.

The tech giant plus took out newspaper advertisements in Britains media offering advice occurring the subject of for how to spot such stories.

The ads counsel that readers should be "skeptical of headlines," and to "see all along at the URL."

The company says it has made improvements to assign sustain to them detect fighting news accounts more effectively.

Simon Milner, the tech innocents U.K. director of policy, says the platform wants to profit to the "root of the shackle" and is working when external organizations to fact check and analyze content on the subject of the election.

Milner says Facebook is "discharge commitment anything we can to accept the excruciating of disloyal news."

Source: ABC News



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