50% of Americans are unsure of the news sources on social media
is a favorite source of news in the United States of America, but an opinion the poll showed that nearly half are unsure whether the social media network is preparing
its reports or not, as it was revealed in the Pew Research Center that 6% of
those surveyed had killed Facebook “does its reporting,” while 42
percent said the opposite.
according to the British “Daily Mail” website, a poll was conducted
on more than 2,000 Americans to study the situation,
research from German Marshal Fund Digital also published this year that social
media “likes”, comments, and article sharing usually publish misleading news content, and that disinformation tripled from 2016 to 2020 –
making the results of this research worrying.
launched a “Facebook News” section on its platform, which aims to
provide “reliable and appropriate media content” in the hope of
combating misinformation, but because the new feature will attract more visits
to the platform, which will lead to an increase in Facebook ad revenue.
and the United Kingdom company may soon force Facebook to pay publishers to use
countries issued two announcements, saying that new laws could go into effect
in the coming days, and could force Facebook to adopt new protocols in how news
is published on its platform.