Linked – Iran The Latest Country To Use ‘Fake News’ As An Excuse For Widespread Censorship
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Linked – Iran The Latest Country To Use ‘Fake News’ As An Excuse For Widespread Censorship

“So, for all of you complaining about fake news — a broad term with no real meaning, and which allows people to claim that anything they dislike, or anything with a small error in it counts as “fake news” — beware that you’re basically handing an easy tool of censorship to governments like China and…

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Linked – Fake News: Facebook Helps You Feel Well-Informed, Regardless of Actual Reading

“The biggest weakness of this study is that it was entirely based on self-reporting. Asking Facebook users to report on their use of Facebook tends not to be as accurate as actually measuring a user’s actual use of the service, as people tend to show themselves in the most positive light possible. But what the…

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Linked – Putin’s Internet Trolls Are Stoking The Vitriolic Fire By Posing As Trump Supporters

“What he uncovered was a global, not-at-all subtle disinformation network of well-constructed hoaxes, heavily-produced YouTube videos, fake Wikipedia entries, and tens of thousands of bogus social media accounts — many of which were designed to pollute the global discourse pool here in the States. The report went so far as to highlight one disinformation effort…

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Linked – The truth wasn’t out there in 2015

“Years from now, when telling my future grandchildren about 2015, I will speak at length about the treachery, fibs, toxic scoops, deceits, tall tales, viral hoaxes, half-truths, tomfoolery, unverified junk and fake news.” Sadly, I’ve seen most of the fake stories listed in this article shared over and over again by people on Facebook and…

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