Facebook Claims to Combat Fake News, Yet Refuses to Take Down Fake Video of Nancy Pelosi

It’s two steps forward one step back for Facebook, as the company defends their decision to host a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, despite promises to halt the spread of fake news. The video shows Pelosi speaking at Center for American Progress event, with manipulated audio to make it seem as if Pelosi is slurring her speech. YouTube has since removed the video, yet Facebook has been unwilling to take any concrete action.

While Facebook has acknowledged that the video,...

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