Facebook is to roll out its new fake news policies in India, which goes to the polls in April and May. Photo: AFP
Facebook is to roll out its new fake news policies in India, which goes to the polls in April and May. Photo: AFP
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Facebook, WhatsApp target fake news for Asia’s election season, but is it too little, too late?

  • The social media giant has election teams working in Australia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand
  • But with near to a billion people in the region posting every month, some say the genie is already out of the bottle

Facebook is to roll out its new fake news policies in India, which goes to the polls in April and May. Photo: AFP
Facebook is to roll out its new fake news policies in India, which goes to the polls in April and May. Photo: AFP
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