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"False news is harmful to our community. It makes the world less informed and erodes trust. At Facebook, we’re working to fight the spread of false news in three key areas:Blocking Ads from Pages that Repeatedly Share False News | Facebook Newsroom
- Disrupting the economic incentives to create false news;
- Building new products to curb the spread of false news; and
Today’s update helps to disrupt the economic incentives and curb the spread of false news, which is another step towards building a more informed community on Facebook."
- Helping people make more informed decisions when they encounter false news.