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Facebook had tool to weed out fake news: report

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for Donald TrumpFacebook had a tool to weed out fake news circulating on the social network this year but declined to deploy it for fear of offending conservatives, a report said Monday. The report by the online news site Gizmodo comes with Facebook under fire for allowing hoaxes and misinformation to go viral and — according to some critics — boost the efforts of Republican Donald Trump in his successful presidential run. Facebook denied the report.

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