Fake News Tweets Outnumbered Real Ones Before Election

Twitter users in swing states got more fake news than real news in the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election—and the misinformation helped Donald Trump win, a new study reveals. In all, voters in 27 states—including 11 of the 16 swing states in the election—were inundated with higher concentrations of tweeted links to “content…

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