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Facebook Begins Labeling 'State-Controlled' Media

The social network is flagging publishers it says are under 'editorial control' of governments, as part of efforts to secure its platform against foreign influence campaigns.
Facebook's decision to label state-controlled media is part of an effort to take a more assertive stance against misinformation in advance of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Source: Josh Edelson

Facebook has begun labeling content produced by media outlets it says are under state control, enacting a policy the social network first announced in October.

Pages and posts from at least 18 outlets including , China's and Iran's now carry notices to

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