Mar 27, 2019

Facebook takes Measures for Reducing Misinformation ahead of India Elections

Facebook is taking measures in order to reduce misinformation just ahead of the India election.These steps are basically taken to reduce the spread of false information on its platforms.

Facebook have started blocking fake accounts to employing third-party fact-checking organizations, through the campaign and voting with polling scheduled to take place in stages from 11 of April to 19 of May.

It has also partnered with Indian media organizations for checking and flagging false stories in English, Hindi and also some other regional Indian languages.