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Tagging fake news on Facebook may make no difference—and could even backfire

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has implemented a number of initiatives to try to give users more confidence that what they’re reading is real. But a new study by researchers at Yale finds that users are only marginally more likely to understand that a story tagged as “fake news” is, in fact, not … Continue reading “Tagging fake news on Facebook may make no difference—and could even backfire” In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has implemented a number of initiatives to try to give users more confidence that what they’re reading is real.
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