Facebook: Fake News Labels Made People Want to Click Even More

Facebook will no longer flag potentially false news articles with a “disputed” tag, the social media company announced.
The announcement comes in response to a study that found that the flags actually encouraged some users to click the links. “Putting a strong image, like a red flag, next to an article may actually entrench deeply held beliefs—the opposite effect to what we intended,” Facebook wrote in a Monday post. Read more at AXIOS.


  1. Articles that Facebook labeled “fake news” that people click even more are alt-right REAL news since people stopped trusting CNN and other real-fake-news. Facebook’s trick didn’t work, so now they want to stop tagging them.


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