Facebook ‘Disputed News’ tag goes live

Gizmodo seems to have been first to spot the quiet debut on Friday of Facebook’s new ‘Disputed’ tag, which will appear beneath news stories on the site that have been deemed inaccurate. Facebook is flagging links to fake sites now, looks like: pic.twitter.com/N7xaWDkdYA — Anna Merlan (@annamerlan) March 3, 2017 Facebook has also added a […]

Facebook begins ‘fake news’ crackdown with ‘disputed’ story tag roll out

Facebook has begun rolling out its much hyped ‘fake news’ crackdown initiative, launching its ‘disputed’ news tag on stories deemed false by fact checking organisations working with the social media giant. The tool appears to have been unveiled without fanfare in the US, but some users have shared screenshots of it in action on Twitter. […]

Beijing warns Washington against naval patrols in disputed S. China Sea

Beijing has warned Washington against actions which would challenge China’s “sovereignty and security,” following reports that the US is planning naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea. Speaking at a news briefing on Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that tensions in the waters have stabilized, due to the hard work of […]