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Re: Fake News Taints Facebook's Trending Topics
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2016-10-15 11:16:24
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Facebook's Trending Topics section recently has carried a number of trending stories that were either "indisputably fake" or "profoundly inaccurate," according to a report this week. The news feed six weeks ago ran a false story claiming Fox News had fired anchor Megyn Kelly for being a closet liberal who supported Hillary Clinton. Facebook removed the story, apologized, and promised to do better. It appears that despite that commitment, the Trending Topics section is not yet problem free.


Re: Fake News Taints Facebook's Trending Topics
Posted by: johnslegers 2016-10-16 04:59:44 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Everyone who did any serious research into 9/11 knows that the WTC towers did collapse as a consequence of controlled demolition. Calling it fake news will not prevent people from discovering the truth!
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