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Old 15 December 2016, 09:12 PM
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Default Facebook’s Cautious, Sensible Plan to Fight Fake News

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Now, it seems, Facebook is taking it seriously. The company announced on Thursday several new features designed to identify, flag, and slow the spread of false news stories on its platform, including a partnership with third-party fact-checkers such as Snopes and PolitiFact. It is also taking steps to prevent spammers and publishers from profiting from fake news.
From this article. Did snopes ever announce this, and I missed it?
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Old 16 December 2016, 02:30 PM
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Here..

http://www.snopes.com/2016/12/15/sno...ws-initiative/

But I don't see where it says that Snopes confirmed this, or not...



so it might be a hoax, still.
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Old 16 December 2016, 05:36 PM
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So is Facebook actually going to start abiding by their own TOS?
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Old 17 December 2016, 07:23 AM
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I was half-watching the German news when this Facebook plan was announced. Imagine my surprise when I looked up and saw the Snopes logo on the screen.

Congratulations! This makes Snopes an internationally known fact checking site!
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