Facebook to tag satirical articles to stop users falling for the Onion’s jokes

Facebook is testing a new feature intended to stop users accidentally falling victim to satirical websites like the Onion, hoping that tagging articles could stop users accidentally believing joke stories.

Source: www.independent.co.uk

It is crazy that such a measure by Facebook is thought to be necessary, but perhaps it proves the point that far too many people will believe something, simply because they see it in print.

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