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  • Facebook will start labelling 'satire'
  • Facebook will start labelling 'satire'
    Robert S. Donovan ©

Facebook will start labelling 'satire'

In the wake of the 2014 revelation that Facebook was performing unsolicited emotional experiments on some of its users, the site is facing a crisis of trust. Now Facebook is trialling a labelling system that will point out links to so-called 'satire' sites like The Onion.



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    In an age where we’re constantly evolving the way we interact in our daily lives, we’re finding new ways to mourn and mark loss. So how does the Facebook generation show their grief? Getting a tattoo that can be Instagrammed or shared on Facebook is one of the answers.