Facebook told my followers I was spreading misinformation about government surveillance. I wasn’t.
Calling for more censorship — or for Big Tech companies to become the arbiters of truth — will ultimately backfire. We need to address the problem of viral disinformation at its root. Okay I’ll admit it. I still use Facebook. When I logged on last night I saw something I had never seen before : a notification that read “Partly false information found in your post by independent fact checkers.” I was surprised, but figured maybe it was a glitch or related to some joke meme I had posted or (...)