Facebook fights fake news spread via modified link previews

 Until now, any Facebook Page that posted a link could change the headline, body text, and image that appeared in the News Feed preview. That allowed fake news distributors to bait-and-switch readers into visiting articles they didn’t expect, or make it look like legitimate news publishers were posting inflammatory or false headlines. But it also let real news outlets A/B test link… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/18/facebook-link-preview-modification/?ncid=rss
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