Facebook pledges to clear newsfeed of misinformation, again



Facebook is promising yet again to tackle the spread of misinformation in your News Feed.

“We value authentic communication, and hear consistently from those who use Facebook that they prefer not to see misinformation,” Adam Mosseri, the vice president of product management, said in a statement to TechCrunch Thursday following widespread criticism of he platform’s performance as news conduit during the election.

It remains unclear what “authentic communication” means, or why Facebook seems to acknowledge that this is a problem only because its users say “they prefer not to see misinformation” much in the same way that you might prefer not to eat a bologna sandwich covered in sand. The company did not immediately respond to Mashable‘s request for comment. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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