Facebook is Now Downranking Stories with False Headlines

As of this week, fact-checking outlets working with Facebook can debunk and slow the spread of headlines that are false even if the whole story isn’t — a change that adds nuance to the types of misinformation the platform is asking fact-checkers to flag.

On Monday, the technology company told Poynter it had rolled out the new capability to its 33 fact-checking partners around the world.

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