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Old 15 December 2016, 08:12 PM
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Default Facebook’s Cautious, Sensible Plan to Fight Fake News

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, 01:30 PM
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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, 04:36 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, 06:23 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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