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Facebook starts assigning users trustworthiness score

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | 12:21 CET | News
Facebook has begun to assign its users a reputation score, predicting their trustworthiness on a scale from zero to 1. The company developed the system as part of its efforts against fake news, Tessa Lyons, the product manager in charge of fighting misinformation, said in an interview with the Washington Post. 

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