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Facebook's fake-news fact-check fail

Facebook's fake-news fact-check fail

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Why can't Facebook fix its fake-news problem?

What's real? What's fake?

With more than 1 billion people using Facebook, the company's artificial intelligence algorithms can’t answer these questions, so it hired outside firms to moderate content. These human "content moderators" decide what’s fake, real, satire, inappropriate and illegal. No surprise: It's not working.

In this Komando on Demand podcast, you'll hear from Brooke Binkwoski, former Facebook fact-checker, about the real story. Find out how Facebook's content moderators watch the seedy side of life all day, so you don't have to.

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