Facebook altering "News Feed Algorithm" to fight against "fake news"

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Facebook says they're ramping up its fight against "fake news".

Now, instead of articles and subjects trending based on how many people are talking about it, Facebook is starting to factor in the amount of coverage that a certain topic is getting.

For example:
How many news articles have been published on that topic as well as how many people are talking about it.

Facebook users will now be seeing the same popular topics as everyone else in their country.



 
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