Facebook, Google announce new policies to fight fake news

Two of the world’s biggest internet companies, Google and Facebook, are taking new steps to fight the rising tide of fake news — in other words, conspiracy theories and misleading information from no-name sites masquerading as news — that exploded on their platforms during this campaign cycle.

The problem has grown to the point that it is now too big to ignore. Both companies have come under fire for widely-shared fake news stories that spread false information about the candidates.

Full Read at: cbsnews.com

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