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Google vs. Fake News

Just in time for the Wikipedia volunteer fact checking announcement. The ongoing battle: (via PCW) Google will try to combat fake news using search and user feedback / http://www.pcworld.com/article/3192354/data-center-cloud/google-will-try-to-combat-fake-news-using-search-and-user-feedback.html

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Volunteer fact checkers?

I've got a bad feeling about this. Ask any librarian about the use of Wikipedia as a primary source: (via CNN) Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a news website / http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/25/media/wikitribune-jimmy-wales-fake-news/index.html

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Fact Checking Debunking Bot

The debunking bot: (via PCW) Google combats fake news with 'Fact Check' results in search and news / http://www.pcworld.com/article/3188177/internet/google-combats-fake-news-with-fact-check-results-in-search-and-news.html

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