Facebook Is Trying To Curb The Spread Of Fake News
Critics have said the spread of false information on Facebook could have influenced the election.By Lindsey Pulse | November 20, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is now taking steps to combat the circulation of fake news stories on the site.
On his personal Facebook page, the CEO listed several ideas for preventing the spread of misinformation. They include adding better detection systems, labeling stories when they've been flagged as false, and further attempts to work with journalists.
And if the headline "Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President" rings a bell, you probably know why this is happening.