Influential Or Insignificant? A Primer On Facebook's Fake News Dilemma
Published on December 07, 2016 in Social media • Source: Digital Trends

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Fake news has been a big issue on Facebook feeds. Many critics have claimed that the fake news was purposely being served to the public to sway them in the required direction.
A few days after the surprising victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections, new surfaced that fake news played a crucial part in his victory.
Addressing this issue, the CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg came out and said that Facebook has already taken new steps to deal with fake news and flag hoaxes. He also stated that only 1% of the news was fake. However, the critics continue to deny this claim.