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After coming under fire for its role in the 2016 U.S. election, Facebook is taking steps to prevent what it calls fake news during Mexico's presidential campaign.

The social-networking giant on Tuesday placed full-page ads in prominent Mexican newspapers including El Financiero under the title "Tips to Detect Fake News." The company's logo appears on the top left corner.

After the election of President Donald Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to respond to critics who said that certain viral stories on the network, such as a false report saying that the pope had endorsed Trump, could have swayed the election.

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