Zuckerberg promises action over fake news, Trump promises restraint on TwitterIn today's tech news, Mark Zuckerberg promises to prevent news hoaxes on Facebook, Donald Trump plans to use Twitter sparingly while in the White House and Amazon Music Unlimited launches in the UK, Germany and Austria.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter, right now. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises to take measures against fake stories on the social network soon. After Donald Trump won the US presidential election on Tuesday, some commentators argued that fake news circulating on Facebook helped him win. Having described this notion as crazy last week. Zuckerberg yesterday said that only a small amount is fake news and hoaxes and that is not limited to one partisan view. In his 60 Minutes interview on CBS, US President Elect Donald Trump said that while at the White House he would used Twitter sparingly if at all. Despite using social media heavily, and controversially, during his campaign with almost 15 million Twitter followers, Trump promised that he will be restrained. Just yesterday though, Trump took to Twitter to slam The New York Times for what he called its very poor and highly inaccurate coverage. Amazon Music Unlimited launched today in the UK, Germany and Austria as part of the service's first expansion outside the United States. Listeners will be able to play music on their phones and computers with the Music Unlimited app and anyone owning an Echo or Echo Dot Smart Speaker can request songs by mentioning an artist's name, specific lyrics or a musical genre. Amazon's answer to streaming services like Spotify launched in the US in October. Stay up to date by downloading To CNet tech today app in the Apple App Store. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]