Facebook to launch false news flag feature

In this May 16, 2012 photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Facebook is set to roll out a new feature that lets anyone flag news in their feed as a false news story.

The more frequently a particular news story is reported, the less it will appear in anyone's feed on Facebook.

If a story gets a large number of flags, it will be marked with a warning message saying many people have reported that the story contains false information.
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