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Facebook's only UK-wide fact-checking partner has just 2 primary fact-checkers to protect 40 million users from misinformation

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook's key UK fact-checker Full Fact only has two primary fact-checkers combatting misinformation in the country.
There are around 40 million monthly active users of Facebook in the UK.
The disparity between the small size of Facebook's fact-checking team and the scale of its UK userbase raises questions about the company's ability to effectively police misinformation in the UK.
Facebook's other UK fact-checking partner, FactCheckNI, focuses on Northern Ireland specifically.
The California social networking giant has faced scrutiny in recent weeks over the size of its fact-checking...
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