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Google adds 'Fact-Checked' labels for search images to limit misinformation

Google used these fact-checking labels for years in its main search results and on video-streaming site YouTube

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As per the blog post, when a user searches for an image, some of the images will reflect a 'Fact check' label just underneath the thumbnail of the image

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Google announced that it will start identifying some misleading photos in its specific search tool for images with a fact-check label. This new feature is introduced to help people navigate issues around determining the authenticity of images, and make more informed decisions about the content they consume.
According to Mashable, the fact-check label will appear on any image that is included in an article that fact-checks a photo or another claim. This new feature is a step to limit the spread of misinformation. Google used these fact-checking labels for years in its main search results and on video-streaming site YouTube. In

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First Published: Jun 24 2020 | 8:14 AM IST

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