Saturday, 5 August 2017

Facebook against the fake news


Facebook stepped up to fact checking in fight against the fake news. 
The social network has been criticised many times for being a distribution point of fake news. 
Lots of people think that namely Facebook influenced the US elections in 2016 which later became huge political topic. 
On Thursday FB unveiled „Related Articles” that should provide additional information and outlook on stories being shared on news feeds. The articles will appear below the topic many users are talking about. Fact checking also will be supported additionally by Snopes and PolitiFact. 
Meanwhile Facebook is one of the best performers large cap stocks in the market with stocks rate up with 47% this year to around $168 per share. Last weeks’s close was at 169.62+1.03 (+0.61%).