• Facebook will tell you if a page is satire, but not if your data was leaked

    12 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Facebook will tell you if a page is satire, as well as if it isn't, in a new initiative. When a satirical page uses the name of a politician, for example, it will be labeled “Satire Page” to ensure that people don't mistake it for the real person.
    Conversely, posts by politicians will be labeled as “Public Official”...
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  • Facebook Tests New Contextual 'Labels' for Posts From Popular Pages

    Facebook Tests New Contextual 'Labels' for Posts From Popular Pages

    12 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Facebook is testing the use of Page labels as a way to give people more context about the posts that appear in their news feed, the social network has announced .
    Politicians' pages will be marked with the label "public official," while the labels "fan page" and "satire page" will be applied to posts from equivalent pages, with the aim of helping users to distinguish between genuine news reports from satirical stories written by the likes of The Onion .
    The labels should also allow users to immediately realize when they are reading news from real authorities or more questionable sources...
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