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Facebook to Nudge Users to Read a News Article Before Sharing It Online – PCMag AU

What a concept, right? Twitter rolled out the same feature last year as a guardrail to prevent misinformation from going viral. Apparently, Facebook wants to try…

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To prevent misinformation from going viral, Facebook is testing out a function thatll tell you to first read a news article before re-sharing it online. 
Starting today, were testing a way to promote more informed sharing of news articles, the company said. If you go to share a news article link you havent opened, well show a prompt encouraging you to open it and read it, before sharing it with others.
The social network posted a screenshot of the function, which shows the read…

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