Facebook Takes Action Against Users Frequently Sharing False Information

Facebook Takes Action Against Users Frequently Sharing False Information

Facebook said on Wednesday it would take “stronger” action against people who Frequently Sharing False Information on the platform.

Facebook will lower the distribution of all posts in its news feed from a user account if it frequently shares content that has been flagged as false by one of the company’s fact-checking partners, the social media giant said in a blog post.

It added that it was also launching ways to inform people if they are interacting with content that has been rated by a fact-checker.

“Whether it’s false or misleading content about COVID-19 and vaccines, climate change, elections or other topics, we’re making sure fewer people see misinformation on our apps,” the company said in a statement.

False claims and conspiracies have proliferated on social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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