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Facebook combats fake news

A Facebook update has introduced careful measures against fake news and online hate. To curb fake news, which, for example, is used as political propaganda or for making money, Facebook is primarily calling on its users to act as referees. Users reporting posts can now give "fake news" as a reason. When such news reports are confirmed as disputed, they are labelled accordingly. They are also automatically placed lower in news feeds and can no longer be used as a source of income.

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