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Facebook’s ‘Trust Indicators’ is another small, small step in its fake news battle

Facebook wants you to know what’s fake news and what’s not (supposedly) so it’s released another tool called “Trust Indicators.”

It’s a fancy name, but it’s actually a small move hidden within a little feature. The tiny “i” icon next to articles on News Feed will now include more information about the media outlet behind that story. Publishers can choose to share their ethics policy, corrections policy, fact-checking policy, ownership structure, and masthead, according to a Facebook spokesperson.

SEE ALSO: Here’s everything Facebook wants publishers to know about News Feed

The hope is that Facebook users will click through and read each of those sections.  Read more…

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