In today’s world of news, fake is not a new term. Now and then we keep getting certain news that surprises and even shocks us for many a times. Facebook is used as one of the vital medium to spread the fake news. With more and more people using the FB platform, it becomes easy for the creators of the fake news to spread the malice.
As such, taking this as a serious concern, the Melno Park, California based Face-book deploys a few of third party checkers to analyze news of 10 different languages to find out if there’s any misinterpretation of information in any way.
Specially, India undergoing through its phase of Lok Sabha Elections, the FB’s army in India checks the facts to balance the information and flag the fake news.
This becomes important as more than 60 percent of India’s eligible voters are expected to vote. As such, the move helps have a tab on the spread of malicious news.