Facebook rolls out fake-news filtering service to Germany - Financial Times

Germany is to become the first country outside the US to benefit from Facebook's crackdown on fake news as the social media group tries to control the proliferation of media hoaxes ahead of elections in the country this year. Sample the FT's top ...and more »

Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany - BBC News

Facebook is introducing new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories. The world's largest social network said it would enable German users to flag potentially false stories. The stories will then be passed to third-party ...and more »

Facebook takes its fake news fight to Germany - TechCrunch

Facebook is expanding its trial of measures to combat fake news beyond the U.S. for the first time — and will shortly be rolling out the updates in Germany. In a blog post yesterday the company said it will be introducing the updates to the market “in ...and more »

Facebook combating fake news in Germany ahead of election - Telegraph.co.uk

Facebook is introducing new tools to help stem the spread of fake news stories online ahead of Germany's federal elections later this year. The decision to add a fact-check button for users of the social network in Germany comes amid fears that ...and more »

Facebook launches initiative to combat fake news in Germany - Deutsche Welle

The social media giant has announced a series of measures to curb news-packaged disinformation on its German platforms. Analysts have dubbed Germany a "fake news hotspot" as it enters a key election year.and more »

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in Germany - The Verge

Facebook will begin rolling out its fake news filter in Germany, the Financial Times reports, where lawmakers have expressed growing concern over the spread of fabricated news stories and Russian interference ahead of national elections later this year.and more »

Facebook's fight against fake news sees new German feature - Siliconrepublic.com

The thirst to tackle 'fake news' circulating on social media has seen both states and companies vow to fight back. Facebook is taking it very seriously indeed. Just before Christmas, it emerged that Germany was getting tough on fake news, with social ...and more »

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany - CTV News

Social media giant Facebook announced Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year. "It's important to us that the reports and news posted on ...and more »

Facebook to begin warning users of fake news before German election - CNNMoney

With a federal election looming in Germany, Facebook is beginning to attach warning labels to made-up stories seen by German users of the web site. The effort, an attempt to curb the spread of "fake news" and hoaxes on the site, started in the United ...and more »

Facebook to begin labeling fake news for German users - UPI.com

Facebook plans to attach warning labels to fake stories seen by German users of the website. File Photo by Jayson Photography/Shutterstock. MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Facebook is planning to flag fake news for German users before their election.and more »