Facebook Teams Up With Tucker Carlson

Facebook is giving in to the right-wing. John Iadarola, Brett Erlich, and Jayar Jackson, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. MORE TYT: https://tyt.com/trial

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/17/facebook-teams-with-r...

"Facebook’s controversial factchecking program is partnering with the Daily Caller, a rightwing website that has pushed misinformation and is known for pro-Trump content.

The social network said Wednesday it had added CheckYourFact.com, which is part of the Daily Caller, as one of its US media partners in an initiative that has faced growing backlash from journalists and internal problems. The collaboration was first reported by Axios.

Factcheckers in the program are tasked with debunking potential false stories on Facebook to help stop their spread, but some journalists have said the effort hasn’t been effective, and one of its major American partners, Snopes.com, cut ties earlier this year."

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