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Facebook re-strategizes to wipe out fake news, see how the new features works



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Facebook is still bitter about the charges and reports against its platform for harbouring fake news.

 In a way of putting it to a stop, Facebook on Thursday began rolling out broadly a feature meant to regain the trust of its members.
The tool effectively will surround questionable stories with related news stories offering different perspectives -- a strategy intended to help readers discern where the truth lies.

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Related Articles feature of Facebook will offer different takes on stories that fact checkers have disputed as false, including coverage of the topics by legitimate news organizations.

Apart from the above mentioned, Facebook also has updated its machine learning technology to flag potential hoax stories and send them to third-party fact checkers, according to News Feed product manager Sara Su. Following review, additional stories may be posted showing related articles beneath the original post.

As earlier stated, these updates on Facebook is as result of claims that its users spread fake news on the platform.

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