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Facebook will filter ‘fake news’ in Germany (FB)

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Facebook sued by Syrian migrant over ‘fake news’ after being falsely accused of terrorism on social media

Facebook sued by Syrian migrant over 'fake news' after being falsely accused of terrorism on social media

Facebook is being sued by a Syrian migrant who, after posing for a selfie with Angela Merkel, was falsely accused of being involved in terrorism on social media.Anas Modamani took the selfie in September 2015 when the German Chancellor visited a migrant shelter where he was living.It was something he came to regret when his passing resemblance to one of those involved in a terrorist outrage in Brussels led to his being wrongly accused of being one of the attackers himself.
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Facebook will filter ‘fake news’ in Germany (FB)

Facebook will filter 'fake news' in Germany (FB)

Facebook will filter ‘fake news’ in Germany (FB)APFacebook users will soon be able to flag news stories as fake and the social network may subsequently label the stories as “disputed” in a test of fake news filtering tools starting soon in Germany.The test will send user-flagged stories to Correctiv, a third-party fact checker.If the fact checker finds they are unreliable, the story will be de-prioritized in Facebook‘s news feed algorithm, meaning that fewer people see the story in their feed, according to the Financial Times.
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Syrian migrant launches Facebook ‘fake news’ legal fight

Syrian migrant launches Facebook 'fake news' legal fight

– Image copyright Anas Modamani Image caption Anas Modamani posing with German leader Angela Merkel for a selfieA Syrian migrant who posed for a selfie with Angela Merkel is suing Facebook after being falsely linked to terrorism in posts shared on the social media network.The legal action comes as Facebook has been facing significant pressure to combat the proliferation of fake news reports on its platform.In Germany, there have been numerous instances of false allegations on social media made against migrants and refugees.
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