Mark Zuckerberg is working on reducing fake news on facebook

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has been working some things out on facebook, after people claimed people use facebook to promote fake news.
Mark Zuckerberg is a man who takes his work very serious. He constantly work for better development of his social platforms, how to improve people’s lives and how to make the world a better place.
Facebook has been criticised that its algorithm proliferates wrong informations through the platform.
The number of critics increased during and especially after the 2016 U.S. Presidential comapigns and election respectively. Users claim that the news they got for the two presidential candidates were fake, even though facebook company is not responsible for the misinformation, they blamed facebook for it.
These criticisms came into focus during the 2016 presidential campaigns. Fake news about both candidates was rampant, and some have accused Facebook of helping Donald Trump win the election by failing to address t
In his recent Facebook post, mark zuckerberg claimed that correct informations on facebook are over 90 percent, that it all depends on the friends you have and other aspects of things that you select determines on the type of information you get.
He also posted,
“Anyone on Facebook can report any link as false, and we use signals from those reports along with a number of others, like people sharing links to myth-busting sites such as Snopes, to understand which stories we can confidently classify as misinformation, Similar to clickbait, spam and scams, we penalize this content in News Feed so it’s much less likely to spread.”
He also said that battling fake news has proven difficult “both technically and philosophically.”
He added,
“We need to be careful not to discourage sharing of opinions or mistakenly restricting accurate content. We do not want to be arbiters of truth ourselves, but instead rely on our community and trusted third parties.”
Another working project of Facebook’s is “disrupting fake news economics,” says Zuckerberg. “A lot of misinformation is driven by financially motivated spam. We’re looking into disrupting the economics with ads policies like the one we announced earlier this week, and better ad farm detection.”
Zuckerberg added, “But I want you to know that we have always taken this seriously, we understand how important the issue is for our community and we are committed to getting this right.”

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