Video of the Day: Mark Dice shreds Facebook’s ‘Fact Check’ tool

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Media analyst Mark Dice shredded Facebook for it’s so-called “fact check” mechanism, which ended up “fact-checking” a satire post by the Christian parody site Babylon Bee.

According to PJ Media:

Christian satire site The Babylon Bee received a terse warning from Facebook this week after the “independent fact-checkers” at Snopes reported that one of the site’s humor articles was “false.”

Adam Ford, who runs The Babylon Bee, was warned by Facebook that a recent satire article about CNN “contains information disputed by ( an independent fact checker.” Repeat offenders, Ford was told, “will see their distribution reduced and their ability to monetize and advertized [sic] removed.”

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The social media giant later apologized, PJ Media said:

“There’s a difference between false news and satire,” Lauren Svensson from Facebook Communications wrote in an email to PJM. “This was a mistake and should not have been rated false in our system. It’s since been corrected and won’t count against the domain in any way.”

Here’s the video:


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