Instagram expands fact-checking globally

Posted by - December 17, 2019

Instagram has announced it had gone global in its fight against misinformation, expanding its third-party fact-checking network around the world. The Facebook-owned social platform launched a fact-checking program in the US early this year. “Today’s expansion is an important step in our ongoing efforts to fight misinformation on Instagram,” it said in an online post.

Facebook Partners Dubawa on Fact-Checking in Nigeria

Posted by - February 6, 2019

Following the recent launch of its Third-Party Fact-Checking programme in partnership with Africa Check and AFP, Facebook has announced its third partner, Nigerian fact-checking organisation Dubawa, part of a global network of fact-checking organisations, certified by the non-partisan International Fact-Checking Network – Poynter. Helping to assess the accuracy of news and reduce the spread of