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On Facebook, Misinformation Is More Popular Now Than in 2016 | The New York Times

During the 2016 presidential election, Russian operatives used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms to spread disinformation to divide the American electorate. Since then, the social media companies have spent billions of dollars and hired tens of thousands of people to help clean up their act.

But have the platforms really become more sophisticated at handling misinformation?

Not necessarily.

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Source: On Facebook, Misinformation Is More Popular Now Than in 2016 – The New York Times

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