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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  • consumerist.com   If Facebook Is Going To Label Satirical Stories, It Should Be Calling Out Ads Posing As News Links

    The first two stories ... a [Sponsored] tag to these posts obviously poses a logistical issue for Facebook. Tagging all things shared from The Onion as [Satire] is easy, because it’s not like that site vacillates between fake and real news.

    Chris Morran   •   The Consumerist   •   3 years ago

    http://consumerist.com/2014/09/09/if-facebook-is-going-to-label-satirical-stories-it-should-be-calling-out-ads-posing-as-news-links/

  • mashable.com   Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tags for Sites Like The Onion

    Facebook is testing out a feature that marks fake news stories from ... articles in the "related stories" field on Facebook's News Feed marked with a small, bracketed "[Satire]" tag. Oddly, the tags appear only after users click an article from a satirical ...

    Chelsea Stark   •   Mashable   •   3 years ago

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

  • www.csmonitor.com   Facebook adds 'satire' tag. Can you tell when a news story is fake? (+video)

    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

    http://www.inquisitr.com/1448810/facebook-creates-a-satire-tag-for-gullible-people-who-dont-know-about-the-onion/

  • www.thedrum.com   Facebook tests satire tags, Twitter turns favourites into retweets and Reddit, Imgur and Twitch join forces

    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

  • www.wtae.com   Facebook testing 'satire' tag to alert users to fake news …

    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

  • www.washingtonpost.com   Facebook “satire” tag could wipe out the Internet’s ...

    ... Clickhole and Empire News as satire — and, hopefully, alert the millions ... or how many users are seeing the tag now —Facebook declined to ... fake-news ...

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

  • www.dailymotion.com   Facebook Tests 'Satire' Tag To Protect Users From The ...

    Aug 16, 2014 · Facebook has been testing a feature to mark parody articles as "Satire" on their users' news feeds.

    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x23vlg5_facebook-tests-satire-tag-to-protect-users-from-the-onion_tech

  • www.alipac.us   Facebook Adding 'Satire' Tags to Fake News - ALIPAC

    Facebook Adding 'Satire' Tags to Fake News BY ... marks sarcastic news stories from sites like The Onion with a "satire" tag, lest users confuse headlines like ...

    http://www.alipac.us/f19/facebook-adding-satire-tags-fake-news-309603/

  • www.youtube.com   Facebook Thinks You're Too Gullible For Satire …

    There are plenty of ways to embarrass yourself on Facebook, but falling for a satirical news headline may take the cake. Nevertheless, it happens every day ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pb45XuEWXBk

  • www.pinterest.com   Facebook on Pinterest | Social Networks, Initials and Pitch

    ... launch of "Facebook Stories" ... SATIRE’ TAG TO ALERT USERS TO FAKE NEWS STORIES http://itsogs.com/2014/08/facebook-testing-satire-tag-to-alert-users-to-fake ...

    https://www.pinterest.com/cnbc/facebook/

  • www.dailymotion.com   Daily Pakistan - Facebook - Video Dailymotion

    Apr 30, 2015 · Video embedded · Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories ... facebook password hack 2011 daily update ... Madden on Facebook & Mass Effect 2 News

    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2okfne

  • www.macleans.ca   Attention, attention: Satire alert. Please insert laugh …

    ... attention: Satire alert. ... that the latest news is that Facebook has been testing a “satire tag ... that would show up in its users' news feeds.

    http://www.macleans.ca/culture/arts/attention-attention-satire-alert-please-insert-laugh-here/

  • www.msn.com   Reddit Names The 5 Worst Travel Destinations - MSN

    Facebook Testing 'Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News Stories. Reddit Names The 5 Worst Travel Destinations ... Satire' Tag to Alert Users to Fake News ...

    http://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/watch/reddit-names-the-5-worst-travel-destinations/vi-BBgfIxl

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