Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories

Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories

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August 19, 2014

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Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories

Facebook’s new 'Satire' tag is a way to help users distinguish fake news stories from real ones. It will show up in 'Related Articles' after clicking through to parody news sites such as The Onion. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the details.

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  • www.huffingtonpost.co.uk   Facebook's New 'Satire' Detector Wants To Stop Fake News …

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  • www.washingtonpost.com   Facebook “satire” tag could wipe out the Internet’s terrible hoax-news industry

    It’s unclear exactly how many sites are affected or how many users are seeing the tag now —Facebook declined to elaborate — but a test Tuesday morning showed [Satire ... news, and in the past week they’ve propagated stories like the (fake ...

    Washington Post   •   3 years ago

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2014/08/19/facebook-satire-tag-could-wipe-out-the-internets-terrible-hoax-news-industry/

  • www.scmp.com   Facebook begins tagging fake-news sites as 'satire'

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    South China Morning Post   •   3 years ago

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    Chelsea Stark   •   Mashable   •   3 years ago

    http://mashable.com/2014/08/17/facebook-satire-tag/

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    Do you mainly get your news ... labels fake news stories with a "Satire" tag, according to Ars Technica. Examples include stories from the satirical news site The Onion. In a statement to the press, Facebook said the test is meant to appease users ...

    The Christian Science Monitor   •   3 years ago

    http://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/Horizons/2014/0818/Facebook-adds-satire-tag.-Can-you-tell-when-a-news-story-is-fake-video

  • www.inquisitr.com   Facebook Creates a “Satire’ Tag for Gullible People Who Don’t Know about The Onion

    In a move that’s fit for publication on The Onion, Facebook has begun testing a new ... and as social media users. Facebook’s meddling [Satire] tag could ruin the fun for fans of The Onion and other popular fake news networks. The fact that Facebook ...

    The Inquisitr   •   3 years ago

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    In the first facepalm story of the week, Mashable posted yesterday that Facebook is testing out a feature that marks fake news stories from sites such as The Onion with 'satire' in its ... reason that a number of Twitter users seem to use favourites ...

    The Drum   •   3 years ago

    http://www.thedrum.com/opinion/2014/08/19/facebook-tests-satire-tags-twitter-turns-favourites-retweets-and-reddit-imgur-and

  • www.bbc.com   Facebook tags the Onion 'satire' in news feeds

    Facebook is testing a new feature that warns users of satirical content posted from sites like the Onion. Stories posted in users' feeds are being tagged as "[Satire]" in an apparent move to prevent them being mistaken for real news stories. Satirical ...

    BBC   •   3 years ago

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-28834682

  • www.xojane.com   Facebook Will Now Point Out Satire to Users

    We’ve all seen at least one: the person in your Facebook News Feed who thinks an Onion story is real and is outraged, which is hilarious. So Facebook decided to take a stand and protect users from satire ... fake stories, but something tells us these new ...

    XO Jane   •   3 years ago

    http://www.xojane.com/tech/facebook-will-now-point-out-satire-to-users#!

  • www.thewire.com   Facebook Is Going to Tell Users What Satire Is

    Facebook is ... that Facebook is now testing a "Satire" tag to help users tell the difference. We are running a small test which shows the text '[Satire]' in front of links to satirical articles in the related articles unit in News Feed.

    The Wire   •   3 years ago

    http://www.thewire.com/technology/2014/08/facebook-is-going-to-tell-users-what-satire-is/378672/

  • www.youtube.com   Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to …

    Facebook’s new 'Satire' tag is a way to help users distinguish fake news stories from real ones. It will show up in 'Related Articles' after clicking ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTxgP0jIlr0

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    Facebook’s new 'Satire' tag is a way to help users distinguish fake news stories from real ones. It will show up in 'Related Articles' after clicking through to ...

    http://www.wtae.com/video/buzz60/facebook-testing-satire-tag-to-alert-users-to-fake-news-stories/27612548

  • www.orlandosentinel.com   Facebook testing out 'satire' tag for fake news stories ...

    Aug 19, 2014 · Facebook testing 'satire' tag for ... they have trouble distinguishing fake stories by The Onion and ... Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories;

    http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/the-list/os-facebook-satire-tag-20140819-post.html

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