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Zuckerberg Says He’ll Take Steps to Solve Facebook Fake News

  • Facebook CEO responds to criticism of false election reports
  • Exploring labeling stories that have been reported as false
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Facebook to Tackle Fake News

Facebook Inc. is taking steps to address its role in spreading fake news, such as enlisting the help of third-party fact checkers and posting warnings on dubious stories.

Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg on Friday responded to criticism that Facebook’s news feed rewarded false stories in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, including a post that said Donald Trump was endorsed by the Pope.