Facebook Fights Fake News with Publisher Info Buttons

Wikipedia is Facebook’s latest knight in shining armor. The social media giant is attempting to link Wikipedia articles about publishers and other informative associations to give users more context and information surrounding news articles. The intentions are that these new sources can help users to determine reliability of the sources they are reading on Facebook. Can fake news be fought with an open-editing platform such as Wikipedia? Where anyone with an internet connection is encouraged to edit content, where an expert or not.

You can read the original article by Todd Smith at MsBusiness.com

Amanda Patanow