Facebook and fact checking

by Volker Weber

Journalists working as factcheckers for Facebook have pushed to end a controversial media partnership with the social network, saying the company has ignored their concerns and failed to use their expertise to combat misinformation.

Current and former Facebook factcheckers told the Guardian that the tech platform’s collaboration with outside reporters has produced minimal results and that they’ve lost trust in Facebook, which has repeatedly refused to release meaningful data about the impacts of their work. Some said Facebook’s hiring of a PR firm that used an antisemitic narrative to discredit critics – fueling the same kind of propaganda factcheckers regularly debunk – should be a deal-breaker.

I'll make this easy for you: Do not touch anything Facebook does. They are rotten to the core.

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Wir (bzw. seine Ware) sind halt nur "Dumbfucks".

Hubert Stettner, 2018-12-14

Und dabei ist Facebook nicht einmal der Endgegner. Wie der aussehen könnte ist in einem schönen Artikel in der Zeit zu lesen: https://www.zeit.de/kultur/2018-12/china-internet-wechat-weibo-social-media-zensur/komplettansicht

Martin Funk, 2018-12-14

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