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Facebook tackles fake news with 'context' button

Facebook tackles fake news with 'context' button

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Facebook is testing a new "context" button that would allow users to get more information about who is supplying a news story.In the latest move by the US social media company to curb so-called fake news, the new feature will provide instant information about the source of a news article.A Facebook blog post signed by product managers Andrew Anker, Sara Su and Jeff Smith said: "We are testing a button that people can tap to easily access additional information without needing to go elsewhere."The additional contextual information is pulled from across Facebook and other sources, such as information from the publisher's Wikipedia entry.":: Facebook UK posts £58m profit but faces questions about tax billIn some cases if the information is not available, "Facebook will let users know, which c