WATCH: Will Facebook Label ABC ‘Fake News’ After Hoax War Footage?

ABC news network have come in for heavy criticism after airing footage of what they reported as Turkey’s invasion of Syria, only for it later to be exposed as a video from a Kentucky military show in 2017.

Watch the two videos side-by-side here:

The network has since apologised for what it claims was a mistake, but not before their fake news was exposed on Twitter:


One question that hasn’t been answered yet is whether Facebook will now inform ABC’s followers on the platform that they are liable to encounter fake news, as has been done with other, smaller brands whose content has been flagged:

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