Google and Facebook Take Aim at Fake News Sites by NICK WINGFIELD, MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER


By NICK WINGFIELD, MIKE ISAAC and KATIE BENNER

After criticism that they might have allowed fake news to influence the 2016 election, the companies are banning such sites from using their advertising services.

Published: November 13, 2016 at 04:00PM

from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/technology/google-will-ban-websites-that-host-fake-news-from-using-its-ad-service.html?partner=IFTTT
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