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Google introduces fact-checking to image search

Google introduces fact-checking to image search.
Google introduces fact-checking to image search.(CNN)
Published: Jun. 22, 2020 at 9:19 PM EDT
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(CNN) -Google is working to fight fake content.

Google announced Monday that it will now highlight information from fact-checkers in image search results.

Users who conduct searches on Google images will now see labels beneath pictures that have been flagged by third-party fact-checking organizations.

It is an expansion of a feature that is already on Google news and Google search.

Google is using a database it helped develop with Microsoft’s Bing and the Duke Reporters’ Lab, a journalism research program at Duke University.

The database, known as claim-review, is also heavily used by fact-checkers who have partnered with Facebook.

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