01/26/2018: Can the crowd be trusted to find trustworthy news?
Jan 26, 2018

01/26/2018: Can the crowd be trusted to find trustworthy news?

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Facebook is asking its users what news sources they consider trustworthy. They’re asking two questions: Do you know this website, and how much do you trust it? On Marketplace Tech, our the two questions are: Will that yield useful information, and isn’t the crowd part of the problem? Molly Wood talks about it with Sarah Frier, a tech reporter for Bloomberg.


Facebook is asking its users what news sources they consider trustworthy. They’re asking two questions: Do you know this website, and how much do you trust it? On Marketplace Tech, our the two questions are: Will that yield useful information, and isn’t the crowd part of the problem? Molly Wood talks about it with Sarah Frier, a tech reporter for Bloomberg.

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