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Facebook tests "satire" tag to avoid confusion on News Feed

Anonymous Coward writes | about 2 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "In an attempt to keep you from having to explain to your crazy aunt that despite what she read Vice President Biden *didn't* get a grow light delivered to the White House under a fake name, Facebook is testing a "satire" tag on news feeds. A Facebook representative issued the following statement to Ars Technica: "We are running a small test which shows the text '[Satire]' in front of links to satirical articles in the related articles unit in News Feed. This is because we received feedback that people wanted a clearer way to distinguish satirical articles from others in these units.""

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