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Zuckerberg Says Unreliable Liberal Fact-Checker Snopes Might Take A Role in the fight against “Fake News”


Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday night outlined a plan to combat fake news on the social media giant and suggested that Snopes would take a role in this fight. Snopes, which claims to be a “myth-busting” website, has a proven liberal bias.

“Anyone on Facebook can report any link as false, and we use signals from those reports along with a number of others — like people sharing links to myth-busting sites such as Snopes — to understand which stories we can confidently classify as misinformation,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post.

He went on to outline a plan to combat fake news using third parties like Snopes. “There are many respected fact checking organizations and, while we have reached out to some, we plan to learn from many more.” – READ MORE

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