Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

If you're frequently fooled by fake news on Facebook, fear not: the social network is now labeling satire stories. Watch today's CNET Update to learn about the latest facepalms in tech, including Best Buy leaking Moto 360 details, Twitter treating favorites the same as retweets, and Microsoft pulling a glitchy Windows Update:

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Microsoft has published how to fix this problematic patch, and you can find additional tips on the Sophos Naked Security blog.

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