Facebook will show it after the president is declared – tech2.org

Facebook will show it after the president is declared


As states begin counting votes, Facebook is preparing to notify users of its app as soon as a winner is guessed.

The company said it would provide users of Facebook and Instagram with a notification at the top of their screens that said “a presidential winner has been projected.” The notifications will provide users with accurate information and direct them to the company’s polling information center.

Here’s what those labels would look like:

The company said Facebook news outlets would rely on Reuters, Associated Press, ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, NBC News and CNN to predict when the president’s winner was projected.

Additionally, the company said it would label candidates’ positions, providing users with accurate information about the outcome of the US presidential election.

Here’s what those labels would look like:

The company also said on Thursday that it would limit the distribution of live videos related to the election. This is part of a series of features that the company has prevented or limited in an attempt to reduce the spread of misinformation in its services in relation to the recent US election.

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