Facebook’s fake news problem means big business for this D.C.-based fact-checker

Facebook’s new fake-news-fighting team includes news organizations and a D.C.-based fact-checking organization. The partnerships follow the Menlo Park social media giant’s announcement in December that it would start flagging fictitious stories, which many observers say had a negative effect on the 2016 presidential election. It’s a big undertaking. Join the conversation: Follow @SVbizjournal on Twitter, “Like” us on Facebook and sign up for our free email newsletters. PolitiFact, a group…

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Facebook’s fake news problem means big business for this D.C.-based fact-checker