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Bing now shows fact checks in search results

The Verge Saturday, 16 September 2017 ()
Bing now shows fact checks in search resultsFollowing Google’s lead earlier this year, Bing has added fact checking tags to search results.

A fact check label might now appear below results from Snopes, PolitFact, and other fact checking organizations, making it much easier to see their ruling on any given claim. Rather than having to click into the link, the site’s verdict — true, false, or somewhere in between — will now be pulled out into the search preview.

"False stories still show up unadorned"

The feature should help to call out incorrect stories, but only to an extent. If an illegitimate news story makes it into your Bing search results (or Google, for that matter), it’ll still appear unadorned. The hope, however, is that a fact checking article might appear alongside it,...
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