Facebook has started rating user that report content based on their "trustworthiness" on the platform, according to the Washington Post

The newspaper spoke to Tessa Lyons, the Facebook project manager tasked with fighting "fake news," who revealed the existence of the score.

The reputation score runs from zero to one, and primarily appears to rate users based on whether or not they accurately report rule-breaking content, or if they report things just because they don't like an individual (or media outlet).

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