Facebook cracks down on 'fake news' ahead of NZ electionby Craig McCulloch
Facebook says it's taking measures to crack down on misinformation ahead of September's election.
The social networking website released a report late last week which acknowledged it had been used by governments and other agents seeking to manipulate public opinion.
It outlined efforts to crack down on false accounts which create and spread misinformation.
Before the report's release, Facebook's director of policy for New Zealand, Mia Garlick, spoke to RNZ about what it had planned here.
This article was originally published by RNZ.
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