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Facebook adds labels to satire pages because people can’t tell what’s real – The Next Web

Facebook has begun adding labels to satire pages so that it can make extra sure that people aren’t confusing satire for, you know, real news. While internet-saavy…

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Facebook has begun adding labels to satire pages so that it can make extra sure that people arent confusing satire for, you know, real news.
While internet-saavy folk generally know how to tell real news apart from satire, the truth is that many Facebook users do not. It is too common of an occurrence to see someone share an article from The Onion or The Borowitz Report as if it were serious news.
The new labels show up under the pages name as a bit of grey text.
Starting today in the US, were testing…

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