Meta-owned Threads has rolled out its fact-checking program to rate false content on the platform.

Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced this new development in a post on Threads on Wednesday.

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“FYI we recently rolled out the ability for our third-party fact-checking partners to review and rate false content on Threads,” Mosseri wrote. “Previously, we matched near-identical false content on Threads based on what was fact-checked on Facebook and Instagram. Now fact-checkers can rate Threads content on own,” he added.

However, he didn’t mention when exactly the program was rolled out and if it was limited to certain geographies.

As per TechCrunch, this move by Meta appears to be largely targeting preparation for the forthcoming US elections.

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