If you are a conservative, the last thing you want to do is trust Facebook to give you trustworthy “Trust Indicators.” That is what they are going to do. They will decide for you what news items can be considered trustworthy. How will they do this, and what will the criteria be? You can be assured that it will all be in tune with the liberal narrative and leftist talking points. What it will not be is trustworthy if you are conservative. here is how it will work.
As Written By Eric Liebermen for the Daily Caller:
Facebook is launching a feature that will try to help users decide what news articles on its platforms are legitimate, the company announced Thursday.
The tech conglomerate is attaching “Trust Indicators” to certain articles shared on the platform, which will provide information about the publishers. Such details will include the content creators’ polices on ethics, corrections, fact-checking, “ownership structure, and masthead.” Publishers have to upload the extra information through the Brand Asset Library, which is listed under Facebook’s Page Publishing Tools. To achieve its goal, Facebook is working with the Trust Project, “an international consortium of news and digital companies.”
“We believe that helping people access this important contextual information can help them evaluate if articles are from a publisher they trust, and if the story itself is credible,” Andrew Anker, product manager at Facebook, wrote in a blog post. “This step is part of our larger efforts to combat false news and misinformation on Facebook — providing people with more context to help them make more informed decisions, advance news literacy and education, and working to reinforce indicators of publisher integrity on our platform.”
Facebook announced in April that it was improving its “Related Articles” system, in which different content from various outlets on the same story is provided……….
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