Facebook’s Fake News Problem: What’s Its Responsibility? by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Facebook is under fire for failing to rein in fake and biased news stories that some believe may have swayed the presidential election. Its predicament stems from this basic conundrum: It exercises great control over the news its users see, but it declines to assume the editorial responsibility that traditional publishers do.

Published: November 14, 2016 at 04:00PM

from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/11/15/technology/ap-us-tec-facebook-fake-news.html?partner=IFTTT
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