Google Expands Its Fact-Checking Feature to Search Results

Not just for news anymore

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In October, Google introduced the fact check label for articles in Google news searches that fit its labeling recs. It was a small step in what would turn out to a protracted, multi-front battle–in advertising, education, social media–against fake news, one that still continues. This Friday, Google expanded its own fact-checking offerings by applying the label and more to Google searches, rather than merely Google news articles.

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