After the US election criticism of Facebook was loud, because the numerous false messages, which were spread during the election campaign in the social network, could have influenced the voters. Mark Zuckerberg then spoke up about this situation.
What is a false message and what is not? Many users of social networks can not recognize at first sight the difference and take much of what on Facebook is posted at face value.
MARK ZUCKERBERG DOES NOT BELIEVE THAT FALSE LOGS ON FACEBOOK HAVE INFLUENCED THE OUTCOME OF THE US ELECTION
During the election campaign in the US a lot of false reports were spread on Facebook, have, according to the pollsters and campaign analysts influenced the opinion of voters. Facebook did not deny this. There are hoaxes in the social network, which even found its way into the news feed. Although algorithms are supposed to sort out fake news, the system does not work to 100 percent securely.
Now also Facebooks CEO Mark Zuckerberg commented on this. He sees the situation a little differently. He does not believe that the false logs on Facebook have influenced the choice in any way. The number of fake -News who make it through the system is very low. Alone the idea that these have something to do with the outcome of the election is crazy.
Thereupon had Mark Zuckerberg deal with some criticism. Many users of the social network see this completely differently. They feel manipulated. Thereupon, the CEO of Facebook stated that work continues to be done to optimize and improve the system. However, developers must be very cautious. It is complicated to find out what the truth is and what is not. Even the regular Newsseiten would sometimes pick up and distribute false notifications.