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Facebook, Google not ‘arbiters of truth,’ committee hears

News | 02/15/2017 12:24 am EST

OTTAWA — Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Canada told members of Parliament Tuesday they don’t see themselves as “arbiters of truth” in the ongoing challenge to address the problem of false news stories being shared via their respective platforms, but that they are increasing the measures they take to stem the flow.

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