November 20, 2016

Well, there's your problem

In the wake of the US election, critics have blamed Facebook for bringing about—at least in part—Trump's surprise win. A BuzzFeed report showed that Facebook users interacted far more with "fake news" stories about both candidates than they did with mainstream news outlets before the election. This wouldn't seem like such a big deal if it weren't for a Pew Research Center survey showing that 44% of Americans rely on Facebook to get all their news.

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1 Comments:

Blogger VMM said...

This, precisely.

November 20, 2016 at 11:57 AM  

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