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Fact-Checking Partner: Fact-Checking and Page Report

fact-checking partner: Since its inception, the program has expanded to include more than 50 fact-checking partners working in 42 languages, according to National Observer. Currently, the only sense we have of how many people our fact-checks are reaching comes from data on visits to our own website, Full Fact said in the report. The 46-page report offers the first assessment of Full Fact's involvement in the social media company's fact-checking project, which was launched in December 2016 following widespread criticism of Facebook's failure to address fake news on the platform ahead of the U.S. presidential election. Facebook Canada announced it was joining the initiative in June 2018, along with Agence France-Press AFP as its fact-checking partner, to vet Canada-focused news on its platform. In May, the project fact-checked a quote by Theodore Roosevelt that was falsely attributed to Canada's seventh prime minister, Wilfrid Laurier. The partnership will extend at least through the October 2019 federal election. ( As reported in the news.