To prevent spread of fake stories, Facebook comes with a new fact-checking system

To prevent spread of fake stories, Facebook comes with a new fact-checking system
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Facebook says that it is changing its strategy to identify fake news stories on its platform.

The social media giant had attached ‘disputed’ labels on stories which are found to be false by the fact-checkers. Now the social-media network plans to bring related articles next to false stories that give context to fact-checkers on the problem of stories.

This approach is expected to fast track the fact-checking system. Previously the labelling system required two fact-checkers, but now the information from just one checker can be shown next to the false story.

On December 20, the Social media giant Facebook said that it tested few hoax articles which were shared which also had fact-checkers’ articles attached to them