Facebook preparing to flag fake news stories

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SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB)--Your Facebook feed will soon flag stories that could be fake news.

The company saying it will be working with outside fact-checkers to sort through real news reports and made up stories - labeling those disputed.

Facebook and Google had already said -- they would ban fake news sites from advertising on their sites.

CBS6's Torie Wells spoke to some local college educators who say this is a good start.

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