After many concerns about fake news on Facebook grew stronger Founder Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday – NOV 20 – says he will tale steps to end Fake News on Facebook.
That new ad policy bans ads in apps or sites containing fake news stories. Google also said it will punish websites pushing fake news by banning them from using its AdSense service. (PCMag)
Zuckerberg says that he doesn’t want fake news on Facebook, but it turns out that getting rid of it is very difficult because “identifying the ‘truth’ is complicated”.
“We’ve been working on this problem for a long time and we take this responsibility seriously. We’ve made significant progress, but there is more work to be done,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Friday night post on his own Facebook page.
“We need to be careful not to discourage sharing of opinions or mistakenly restricting accurate content,” he said.