• Teenager Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Muslim Refugee For Raping His Sister Is Fake News

    7 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

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    A U.S. teenager being sentenced to life in prison for killing a Muslim refugee who had raped his 7-year-old sister is fake news. There is no truth to a report that asks whether you support a decision sentencing a teenager to 30 years in prison for killing a refugee who raped his sister.
    Where did this current fake news originate? Websites published the headline, “American teenage whom killed Muslim Refugee for raping his 7 Years Old Sister Sentenced 30 Years in prison!” Here are some examples of people sharing the fake news on social media.
    OH HELL NO!
    - Patricia Bride...
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  • The real reason fake news spreads is because tech companies don't believe in the truth

    The real reason fake news spreads is because tech companies don't believe in the truth

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Big Tech platforms Facebook, Google, and Twitter have made several efforts to combat fake news and abuse.
    But they all operate from the standpoint that the open nature of their platforms means they can't be "arbiters of the truth." It's a phrase people working at those companies use often when talking about the problem.
    If Big Tech can't or won't work to determine what the truth is, then the abuse and fake news will only continue.
    Within hours of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida, screenshots of fake tweets from Miami Herald reporter Alex Harris started to go viral. The tweets...
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