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As Indian election looms, Facebook steps up fact-checks


Facebook Inc is expanding its fact-checking network in India to curb the spread of misinformation as the world's largest democracy prepares for a general election that must be held by May, the U.S.-based social media giant said on Monday. (Reuters Technology) More More

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