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FaKebook to judge what is real news.
Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/17/16
Basically liberals just restricting all news but thier own. More of the same, really.
http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-will-fact-check-label-fake-news-in-news-feed-2016-12


To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and ABC News, that are part of an international fact-checking network led by Poynter, a nonprofit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Liberals fact checking for liberals... how quaint. No more pesky true 'fake' stories about the rampant Democrat corruption in the next election cycle! lol.
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Posted 12/15/16

Xxanthar wrote:

Basically liberals just restricting all news but thier own. More of the same, really.
http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-will-fact-check-label-fake-news-in-news-feed-2016-12


To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and ABC News, that are part of an international fact-checking network led by Poynter, a nonprofit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Liberals fact checking for liberals... how quaint. No more pesky true 'fake' stories about the rampant Democrat corruption in the next election cycle! lol.


Thankfully there's a really easy solution on this.. not using Facebook. I don't, personally, other than when my job requires it. But if you think FB is too liberal.. well, I don't come to CR for action movies. I don't think CR is the place for such things. Don't go to FB for your news?
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Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/17/16
I find this really troubling. I understand the concern for truth, but I rather have a completely free newscast headlines with the caption "Might not be trustworthy or remotely true" than an unfettered effort to determine what even is news, or what editorials can be shone. In any case, what can you do? People think everything they read that labels itself news is true.

Bleh. Any good solution would be asking too much of humanity.
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Posted 12/15/16
Well, there is a difference between fake and real news, ya know. It's best not to spread the fake news around. Remember that one story about a pizza place that 'was harboring young children as sex slaves as part of a child-abuse ring led by Hillary Clinton.' Then this one guy went with a rifle

That story went around like on facebook

and guess what

it was a fake story

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/05/business/media/comet-ping-pong-pizza-shooting-fake-news-consequences.html
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There were the fake craigslist ads advertising pay for causing trouble at trump rallies and protesting for 1500 a week or something. Those were proven fake and a lot of others that ended up being spread through facebook / twitter. Apparently most of you couldn't discern whether they were true or not and ended up posting them here and who knows where else. So maybe some people need help deciding what's real and what isn't. Hell, Xxanthar, you posted all those JoeySalads videos.
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Posted 12/15/16
Good.

Maybe now I can stop seeing bullshit hoaxes polluting my feed all the damn time.
Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/15/16
Yeah. We need people like you guys deciding what's fake and what's real for us. lol
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Posted 12/15/16

Xxanthar wrote:

Basically liberals just restricting all news but thier own. More of the same, really.
http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-will-fact-check-label-fake-news-in-news-feed-2016-12


To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and ABC News, that are part of an international fact-checking network led by Poynter, a nonprofit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Liberals fact checking for liberals... how quaint. No more pesky true 'fake' stories about the rampant Democrat corruption in the next election cycle! lol.


Don't worry comrade, you'll still get your rubles from mother Russia.You will find other ways to spread your lies and propaganda.
Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/15/16

md4124 wrote:


Xxanthar wrote:

Basically liberals just restricting all news but thier own. More of the same, really.
http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-will-fact-check-label-fake-news-in-news-feed-2016-12


To combat fake news, Facebook has partnered with a shortlist of media organizations, including Snopes and ABC News, that are part of an international fact-checking network led by Poynter, a nonprofit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Liberals fact checking for liberals... how quaint. No more pesky true 'fake' stories about the rampant Democrat corruption in the next election cycle! lol.


Don't worry comrade, you'll still get your rubles from mother Russia.You will find other ways to spread your lies and propaganda.


So liberals are for the censorship of free speech. Trump finally pushed libs over the edge, and they show thier colors by embracing blatant and biased censorship. How far the left have fallen. lol
Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/16/16

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So liberals are for the censorship of free speech. Trump finally pushed you guys over the edge, and you show your true colors by embracing blatant and biased censorship. How far the left have fallen. lol


I think both conservatives and liberals are guilty of wanting "censorship of free speech" (at least in the manner you're speaking about). Facebook isn't the best source for news, one way or another. Most conservative SJWs (the ones who are insecure and go around calling all liberals "cucks" or otherwise) are the types that believe that mainstream media shouldn't be listened to whatsoever to begin with - which is a form of self-censorship because you create a bias towards/against certain news outlets. Facebook would use algorithms that were (and probably still are) exploitable through tagging, keywords, and URLs to create "news". This has been exploited by both conservatives and liberals in the past to get their political agenda shown on the "Now Trending" news on Facebook (as well as popular hashtags on Twitter).

I don't agree that Facebook should be utilizing a one-sided political agenda to "confirm" news articles in some way or another. At the same time, what would satisfy you (a conservative) if the shoe was on the other foot? What would be a good, fair, and balanced means of executing the task that Facebook is suggesting they're solving by allowing ABC News and Snopes to determine the "journalist integrity" of a particular article? I understand you're conservative and you believe that there's little to no merit when it comes to a "liberal" news source - but what about those who align themselves as liberals? Do you not see that they'd say the same about INFO WARS and /r/The_Donald? What news outlets would you suggest to Facebook to solve this bias dilemma?
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Posted 12/15/16
So fact-checking is censorship now, is it?

What am I talking about? These are the days where a holiday greeting is a declaration of war. Of course fact checking is censorship.
Posted 12/15/16

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So fact-checking is censorship now, is it?

What am I talking about? These are the days where a holiday greeting is a declaration of war. Of course fact checking is censorship.


I think he's basically trying to say that the "fact checkers" are biased on a political spectrum (which is mostly true, giving the sources mentioned in the article). At the same time, I'd like to know what would be considered "unbiased" towards both political parties to fact-check information... we live in the day and age where all news outlets (mainstream or not) are merging "editorial bias" into "factual news" on both sides of the spectrum.
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Posted 12/15/16 , edited 12/15/16

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octorockandroll wrote:

So fact-checking is censorship now, is it?

What am I talking about? These are the days where a holiday greeting is a declaration of war. Of course fact checking is censorship.


I think he's basically trying to say that the "fact checkers" are biased on a political spectrum (which is mostly true, giving the sources mentioned in the article). At the same time, I'd like to know what would be considered "unbiased" towards both political parties to fact-check information... we live in the day and age where all news outlets (mainstream or not) are merging "editorial bias" into "factual news" on both sides of the spectrum.


http://www.poynter.org/fact-checkers-code-of-principles/

These guys are the ones who are likely going to be doing the fact checking though. I can't find any evidence of political bias from them.
Posted 12/15/16
Unlike liberals, conservatives do not have the media answering to the head of their party. They didn't get to approve stories in advance from the various news sources like the democrats did. They didn't have the media to mail them the questions to a debate in advance. Conservative news sites don't make up their military documents like Ran Rather, or editing a documentary to provide falsify quotes and twist perceptions like Katie Couric, or lying basically EVERYTHING like Brian Williams. No but we'll sure count on you guys to fix 'fake news' for us. Yeeeeaaaa....No.

Hopefully President trump will deal with the REAL 'fake news' when he is in office.
Posted 12/15/16

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These guys are the ones who are likely going to be doing the fact checking though. I can't find any evidence of political bias from them.


Sorry, I don't need anyone picking and choosing my News for me.
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