“Improvements at Facebook might have been driven by changes to formulas, including the increased emphasis on postings by family and friends and reduced spread of so called ‘click-bait,’ advertising-heavy news headlines, the researchers from Stanford University and New York University said,” Menn reports. “But the fake sites still are widely viewed. ‘Even after the sharp drop following the election, Facebook engagements of fake news sites still average roughly 70 million per month,’ 15 times the engagements from Twitter, the research concluded.”
MacDailyNews Take: Fakebook.
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