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Google and YouTube will award a grant to combat misinformation


The US corporation Google and the video hosting website YouTube will give $13.2 million in grants to combat false information.

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"Google and YouTube announce a $13.2 million contribution to the International Fact-Checking Network," reads a statement from the companies.

The donation will be the largest in the organization's history of funding for this purpose and will assist a network of 135 groups focusing on fact-checking in 80 languages, the companies added.

A matching panel will also show up in the video hosting service. It is mentioned that the search engine will flag verified articles in news and photographs in its output.

source: mashable.com