ISLAMABAD: Media Matters for Democracy is partnering with Facebook and a local organization EngagePakistan to launch a campaign against misinformation ahead of July 25 General Elections.
As per detail, MMfD has collaborated with Facebook and EngageMedia to develop a localized version of Facebook fake news tips. The tips are aimed at helping Facebook users identify fake news and avert it.
Facebook will soon be posting a Public Service Announcement at the top of the News Feed that will be visible to all the Facebook users in Pakistan and will have a link to fake news tips.
Talal Raza is a Program Manager at Media Matters for Democracy. He has worked with renowned media organizations and NGOs including Geo News, The Nation, United States Institute of Peace and Privacy International.