How Zuckerberg’s changing his mind on Facebook’s fake news dilemma

After the election, Facebook experienced a wave of backlash from shocked voters over the social media site’s role in propagating misinformation and promoting partisan news bubbles that left readers on both sides of the aisle in the dark about the true state of politics in the US.

After first denying the role that fake news played in the election, Facebook is now taking steps fix the situation. In a lengthy post on his Facebook page, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg detailed how the company could combat fake news – a move that may potentially change the relationship between tech companies and online information.

“While the percentage of misinformation is relatively small, we have much more work ahead on our roadmap,” Zuckerberg wrote in a post to his Facebook profile last night. READ MORE.

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