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Google Is Adding Fact-Checking Labels to Image Search

Google Is Adding Fact-Checking Labels to Image Search

Misinformation is rampant online, but while it’s pretty easy to debunk a spurious article or rumour, it can be a bit harder to fact-check images. To fix that, Google says it’s adding information to help users fact-check images found via a Google Images search.

Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work?

At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its News Feed. Now, it’s extending this fact-checking effort to Instagram.