• Facebook begins fact-checking news stories in India

    8 days ago - By Engadget

    Facebook announced this week that it has begun piloting a fact-checking program in India, it's largest market. Boom, which is certified through the International Fact-Checking Network, will review English language stories flagged on Facebook and prov...
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  • Facebook starts fact-checking fake news in India

    Facebook starts fact-checking fake news in India

    8 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Facebook today announced a partnership with a Mumbai-based fact checking organization called Boom, to help the social network fight the spread of fake news in the Indian state of Karnataka ahead of the elections being held there next month. The social network announced the fact-checking pilot program with Boom in a company blog post , where it briefly explained how the fact-checking process on Facebook currently works.
    This is not the first time Facebook has partnered with third-party fact checkers - it has similar deals with fact checking groups in the U.S., France, Italy, the...
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