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Google Rolls Out ‘Fact Check’ Tool to Combat Fake News Worldwide

After “fake news” became such a popular topic during the election season, Google rolled out a fact checking program in October to verify the accuracy of American news articles. In the months since the election, Google has slowly, but surely, introduced it in countries around the world. On Friday, the tech company

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One Factual Dose Can Help Immunize Public Against Misinformation

In medicine, vaccinating against a virus involves exposing a body to a weakened version of the threat, enough to build a tolerance. Social psychologists believe that a similar logic can be applied to help “inoculate” the public against misinformation, including the damaging influence of ‘fake news’ websites propagating myths about

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