Instagram uses Facebook fact-checkers to debunk false photos


CALIFORNIA: Facebook’s fact checking exercise is now running on Instagram.


Instagram has statetrd applying Facebook’s fact checks to keep false photos and memes under check on its platform.

To identify and reduce the distribution of false or misleading information or image, Instagram is using image recognition technology and automatic action to remove the false posts from the Explore tab and hashtag result pages.

Instagram is also considering to add pop-up alerts when people search for anti-vaccine information.

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