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Facebook is testing a downvote button to try and fight fake news

Facebook is testing a Reddit-style downvote button for comments on public Page posts, a brand-new mechanism and a major change in how Facebook grades content. Traditionally, the only metric that really mattered for Facebook was engagement: Regardless of whether a comments section was digging into in intricacies of economic policy or just a long string of people shouting FIRST!, Facebook has long used the volume and speed of likes, shares, and comments as the main way to determine what content is "good.
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