UPDATE 1-As Indian election looms, Facebook steps up fact-checks

Facebook Inc is expanding
its fact-checking network in India to curb the spread of
misinformation as the world’s largest democracy prepares for a
general election that must be held by May, the U.S.-based social
media giant said on Monday.

JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/Y6nGPCwN7uY/update-1-as-indian-election-looms-facebook-steps-up-fact-checks-idUSL3N20616R