Yahoo Acquires Source Credibility Algorithms With Latest Acquisition via @sejournal, @BrianFr07823616
Yahoo has announced a deal to purchase The Factual, a news rating company that scores media bias and credibility. Yahoo will implement this score to provide users with additional insight into the accuracy and reliability of the content they consume. “The acquisition continues Yahoo’s commitment to bringing trusted news and information to its nearly 900 million consumers worldwide and builds on the company’s future vision of news,” the search engine company said via press release. Financial terms of the deal which closed on August 23, were not disclosed. Purchase Shows Commitment to Fighting Disinformation The Factual has just eight employees, […]
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