Could Facebook be fined for fake news?
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Facebook could be fined in Germany, if it refuses to remove stories which are proved false

Facebook could find itself being fined in Germany, if it refuses to remove stories which are shown to be false. The German government could become the first in the European Union to use the law, to try to stop the rise of 'fake news.' Facebook says it's taking the threat seriously and is appointing its own external fact check.

  • 17 Feb 2017