Facebook’s Solution To ‘Fake News’: Let Internet Troll Mobs Decide Who Gets Censored

Facebook is now empowering mobs of Internet trolls to flag and block information they think is “fake news” from being shared on the social network. Facebook, which has a history of suppressing conservative news and views, recently unveiled a new feature allowing users to report posts as “false news.”

“News stories that are reported as false by people on Facebook may be reviewed by independent third-party fact-checkers,” a post explaining the new feature reads. “A story may be marked as disputed if these fact-checkers find the story to be false.”