Facebook’s finally coming around to its fake news problem. The world’s largest social network rolled out a tool to help curb all the fake news circulating on its platform.
Mashable Tech Editor Pete Pachal and Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and I discussed whether it’s too little too late on this week’s MashTalk.
The tool, as my colleague Karissa Bell wrote, is basically the equivalent of reporting spam and other objectionable content.
It’s debatable whether down-ranking fake news will really do anything in the long run to restore users’ faith in Facebook as a source to get news. Perhaps, Facebook needs to bring back human curators to become the gatekeepers of newsworthy news. Read more…