Snopes & AP Suddenly Quit As Facebook Fact-Checkers
The list of those turning away from Facebook is growing.
Two fact checkers, Snopes and AP, decided not to renew their partnership with the social media giant. The last year saw a great deal of bad publicity about the way the company operates.
The basic message from these entities is that Facebook does not care about facts and are only doing it to keep up appearances. This goes against the core of what these institutions fact checking stands for.
Thus far, none of the negative headlines affected the company's performance. This week, Facebook announced their results and they beat both the top and bottom line. In other words, in spite of the rhetoric, business is just fine for them.
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