The Real Ways That "Fake News" Shapes What We Believe

Twitterstorm of bots

Mark Riechers (TTBOOK)

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July 02, 2017

Everyone in your Facebook feed is falling for fake news–sharing it even when there's no way it can be true. They keep falling for it. But not you, right? You’re smart, well-educated. You can tell the difference. Or can you?

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May 16, 2018