Zuckerberg to Take Action to Tackle Hoax on Facebook

Zuckerberg to Take Action to Tackle Hoax on Facebook. He stated that the spread of fake news didn’t affect the US election and Facebook will soon announce new ways to tackle such hoax news.

He wrote:

“Of all the content on Facebook, more than 99% of what people see is authentic. Only a very small amount is fake news and hoaxes. The hoaxes that do exist are not limited to one partisan view, or even to politics. Overall, this makes it extremely unlikely hoaxes changed the outcome of this election in one direction or the other.”

He said that identifying the truth is very difficult. Zuckerberg defensively claimed that Facebook’s fake news problem is minor and not party-specific. He said that he don’t want any fake news on this social platform. The purpose of Facebook is too show meaningful information to people and correct news.

Zuckerberg to Take Action to Tackle Hoax on Facebook

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The 32-year-old billionaire also said that more than 99 percent of news shared on Facebook was authentic. According to him, he is proud giving people the right of speech in the election. More than 2 million people were given right to vote who might have stayed at home. We helped thousands of people to communicate with candidate so public is well informed.

He shared his views that the Facebook team has provided tools to billions of people to share posts and reactions about this election.

“Personally, I think the idea that fake news on Facebook, it’s a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way is a pretty crazy idea.”

He said.

According to his statement it’s more important to understand the view of people on other side tough result of this election might be painful for many people. He said believing in people results to best results in the long term.

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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