Google introduces fact-checking to image search
(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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