The software giant Microsoft has started to warn users of its Edge mobile browser about untrusted news site. Microsoft dealing with NewsGuard and warning notify in its Edge browser for Android and iOS.
According to The Verge “NewsGuard was founded by the journalists Steven Brill and Gordon Crovitz, and also the website based on the variety of criteria with their misleading content, while they continuously publish false content with transparency ownership.”
Last year Microsoft started to offering NewsGuard browser extension for desktop version Edge browser on Windows 10, but now its move to directly into the mobile version and looking core part of the Edge browser for future.
Besides that The Guardian report says the Microsoft Edge mobile version is now warning to users through Daily Mail’s website, Mail Online, basically its failure to maintain the standards of precision and accountability.
Though Edge mobile isn’t much popular widely, another side the company move is still substantial. The expert has warned about the heading that is information apocalypse, which involving AI-generated fake news.
Some digital information can make people easily expose about the fake news, as well as the technology and AI get smarter from the difficult fake news, a bunch of companies is already trying to tackle the fake imaginary situation using the browser plug-ins, the NewsGuard extension is trying to solve the fake news problem.
People are getting to install an add-on like NewsGuard, and other side Microsoft has removed that barrier from Edge mobile browser. As well as the technology companies have struggled to take ownership about misleading campaigns, but NewsGuard is also taking the responsibility from its rating.
Also, the co-founder of NewsGuard tells to The Guardian that people can blame NewsGuard unnecessary. Brill says, “people can blame us and we’ re happy to be blamed, unfortunately, the platforms we’re happy to be responsible.”