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Facebook beats Twitter at fighting fake news, a new study found

3 days ago   |   By The Verge

Reality has had a tough year. When the president of the United States is denying that thousands of Americans died in a hurricane , journalists face an uphill battle. That battle has been particularly fraught on social networks, where malicious actors have spent the past several years peddling hoaxes and sowing division.
But today I bring you at least one reason for optimism. “ Trends in the Diffusion of Misinformation on Social Media ,” a new study from authors at Stanford University and New York University, analyzed the performance of stories posted on fake news sites from January 2015 to...
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