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New software tracking fake news on Facebook Twitter


Fake reports will not appear on Facebook and Twitter, new software came.

Newsweep is a social media tracking company that collects URLs from thousands of sites every day and then collects information from these sites related to Facebook and Twitter.

Scientists have developed a web based software to track fake reports on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. This tool, developed by researchers from the University of Michigan of America, uses the Platform Health Metric named 'Iffy Cell', to execute the action of finding the Fake News through two external bodies 'Newsweep' and 'Media Bias / Fact Checker'. can give.

New software tracking fake news on Facebook Twitter


The company collects the URL from thousands of sites
Newsweep is a social media tracking company that collects URLs from thousands of sites every day and then collects information from these sites related to Facebook and Twitter. Iffi Tutorial receives information from newsweep for 5000 most popular URLs on both social media platforms.

After this the software detects whether these domains are marked by the independent website Media Bias / Fact Check Media Bias / Fact Check assesses the reliability of many sources and their neutrality.

Facebook launched the campaign in 2017
Facebook launched an initiative to control Fake News and false information. The FB has decided to stop advertising to stop the earnings of such pages, which consistently share fake reports. According to a report by the website 'TechCrunch', as soon as any news is identified as a disputed news on social media platforms, the link to the news will stop getting the advertisement given by Facebook.

Facebook's product director Rob Linton has said that Facebook is trying to deal with it in three ways. First, the financial mess of those who post the first fake news, the speed of spread of such false news will be slow, and thirdly, such a fake report may be linked to the person and news / information. Facebook has said that the ban on advertising to spread fake news is not permanent.

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