Facebook’s fact-checkers flag satire as fake news

Facebook on Friday said it mistakenly threatened to demonetize a satirical website’s social networking account after one of its articles, “CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine To Spin News Before Publication,” was debunked by Snopes, the fact-checking site used to help counter the platform’s fake news problem.

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1 Comment on "Facebook’s fact-checkers flag satire as fake news"

  1. Scott Johnson | March 2, 2018 at 5:08 pm |

    Apparently the people at snopes need to wake up.


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