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Facebook rolls out campaign to fight misinformation ahead of Australian election

giant teams up with newswire AAP to push videos encouraging voters to critically examine facts

and the Australian Associated Press newswire service will roll out “check the facts” videos over the next month as the social media giant prepares for a federal campaign that could be filled with and .

The videos, to be pushed in Australia on the Facebook and Instagram platforms until 24 November, will encourage people to critically examine information they are presented with and improve their overall media literacy. AAP will also provide material on how to identify misinformation.

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