Facebook has been doubling down on fighting clickbait articles in the past year, but now the company is addressing video clickbait too. One of the more popular ways spammers trick people is by using a fake play button. It’s a simple enough strategy: share an article with a play button as the featured image, and people will think its a video when scrolling through their feed. They might even wonder why it’s not auto-playing as usual and click on it to make sure everything is working. Other times, scammers will post a static image in video format to try and…

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