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Here's what Google's new article fact-check feature is all about

Posted: 9:10 AM, Oct 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-14 09:10:31-04
Here's what Google's new article fact-check feature is all about

There's just a whole bunch of fake news out there, and Google wants to help readers find the real stuff.

Earlier this week, the Internet giant launched a fact-checker feature to label Google N ews articles . The feature looks for markup in the source code , and it looks for those that follow common criteria for fact checks.

"We’re excited to see the growth of the Fact Check community and to shine a light on its efforts to divine fact from fiction, wisdom from spin," Google's announcement says.

Fact Check labels will be seen on Google News in both the U.S. and U.K.