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Google’s fact check feature goes global and comes to Google Search

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We live in the age of fake news — both the really fake news that’s simply fake and the kind of news that some people like to call “fake” only because they..
We live in the age of fake news — both the really fake news that’s simply fake and the kind of news that some people like to call “fake” only because they don’t like hard facts. As long as there’s money to be made from fake news (or political gain to be had), the problem isn’t likely to go away. And while there are plenty of fact-checking organizations, unless you are looking for their data, you aren’t likely to see it.
Over the last few months, Google started working with these fact-checking groups to include links to their posts in Google News’ story clusters. That was a relatively limited program, though, and only available in the U. S. and U. K. Starting today, though, the company is going to cast a far wider net: fact check is now available globally and, in addition to Google News, it’s coming to Google’s search results pages.
In Google News, articles that include a fact check are marked with the “fact check” label.
In practice, this means that if you are looking for facts in Google Search (maybe to make sure it’s not fake), you will now regularly see information from sites like PolitiFact or Snopes that will prominently appear on the page.

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