Facebook bows to Singapore's fake news law with 'correction'

SINGAPORE: published a correction in a user's post on Saturday following a demand for Singapore , the first time a technological giant complies with the city-state law against.

The authorities had ordered the company to correct a publication promoting an article on a marginal news site that contained outrageous accusations of electoral fraud, increasing its use of a controversial law against misinformation. The law gives ministers powers to tell platforms to place warnings next to publications they consider false, but that activists fear can be used to stop.