Facebook’s fact-checking partners in Australia are blocked from posting on their own pages but can still assess content for the platform

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2021
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It’s been two days since Australian fact-checkers have been able to publish their content on Facebook’s NewsFeed. Their URLs have been considered news content and are now blocked on the social media platform.

While trying to find other ways to spread their articles and conclusions, Australian fact-checkers warn that Facebook’s move could exacerbate the spread of false information, especially as the country prepares to start its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

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