For a long time now we have been familiar with the work of the Reuters agency as a means of disseminating videos and photographs taken by fax number database witnesses and protagonists of the main events they report on. However, the most important aspect of its work often goes unnoticed, and it has to do with its role as an exhaustive verification filter for the media content it distributes. For this reason, it is not surprising that Facebook has considered resorting to this medium to lend an fax number database hand against the prevailing misinformation on the social network. As a result, today the new Reuters "factchecking" unit has started operating , announcing that it will beone of the partners in the fight to discredit the lies spread on the social network .
It will be a team made up of four professionals fax number database Reuters who will review all the audiovisual content generated by users, as well as other content and news published in both English and Spanish requested by Facebook or Reuters itself. After taking into consideration the analyzed publications, the frauds found will be exposed in the "factchecking" blog enabled by Reuters, explaining what the fundamental fraud is and why it is considered false, partially false, or even true. As a result of fax number database this, Facebook will use these insights to label individual posts as misinformation, and to demote them in the news feed so they don't spread.
About this new collaboration agreement with fax number database Facebook , Jessica April , Global Partnerships Director of Reuters, commented that “ I cannot make any statements regarding the economic terms of this agreement, but I can confirm that they will pay for this service ”. In this way, Reuters will join a long list of collaborators in "factchecking" that already includes only in the fax number database United States The Associated Press , PolitiFact , Factcheck.org , and many others. For its part, Facebook will offer this service to more than 60 countries , although with a single local partner on a regular basis.