Facebook failed to spot climate misinformation from some of its worst denialist offenders | Engadget

Such posts would be marked with an informational label that would direct users to the platforms Climate Science Information Center, which contains information that debunks myths on the climate. It found that roughly half (50.5 percent) of the stories failed to trigger Facebooks information labels designed to flag coverage on climate change. Facebook may be failing to tag a large amount of climate misinformation posted on its site, a study released today indicates. "When they rate this content as false, we add a warning label and reduce its distribution so fewer people see it.
Facebook may be failing to tag a large amount of climate misinformation posted on its site, a study released today indicates. Researchers from the Center for Counter Digital Hate analyzed 184 excep… [+2923 chars]