Meta said on its French-language site that it would be fack-checking WhatsApp messages ahead of the upcoming French election, in order to prevent so-called” misinformation.
The move is intended to tackle fake news in France, and will also include measures for Facebook and Instagram.
Agence France-Presse is the organization conducting the fact-checks.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted interfering in a 2018 referendum in Ireland by blocking pro-life ads, and India has also accused the platform of favoring certain political groups in its political system.
Big Tech is getting out of control, and soon it will be impossible to stop anything it wants to do.
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