Thursday, November 17, 2016

Is fake news the first casualty of Trump election? - The Boston Globe

So now we'll only see not-for-profit fake news...

"That means these sites won’t be able to display ads generated by either company. Purveyors of fake news will be cut off from the Internet’s biggest revenue stream.

There’s no risk of censorship here. Ideologues and hoax-mongers will be free to keep on cranking out inflammatory fables, and their Facebook fans can keep sharing the phony news with their phony friends. But if fake stories can no longer turn a profit, we’ll probably see a lot fewer of them."
Is fake news the first casualty of Trump election? - The Boston Globe
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