Facebook has confirmed that it has started scoring some of its members on a trustworthiness scale.
The Washington Post revealed that the social network had developed the system over the past year.
The tech firm says it has been developed to help handle reports of false news on its platform, but it has declined to reveal how the score is calculated or the limits of its use.
Facebook moves to rate users on trustworthiness: report
Facebook Inc has started scoring its users based on their trustworthiness in an attempt to fight misinformation, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing a company executive.