Friday, 18 November 2016
How online hoaxes and fake news played a role in the election
There seems to be a movement that wants Facebook to become an editor, deciding which news stories from other websites are fake and hence may not to be shared by people on its platform. To be effective, that would have to include filtering Breitbart & Huffpo, FOX & CNN, ABC & CBS, PBS & NPR and the like. That is a very, VERY scary idea.