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Facebook: Fake News, Echo Chambers, and News Algorithms

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The prevalence of fake articles and shady news distribution sites in Facebook have made waves over the recent US elections for its hand in influencing the people’s vote, leading to highly debated and widely unexpected results. Fake News on Facebook has triggered an online outrage for users who think this has had a tremendous impact in the controversial US elections results. The distribution of fake news throughout social media and primarily through Facebook where 67 percent of Americans interact everyday is a worthy factor to consider. But is it right to say that Fake News Sites are all to blame?

Facebook: Fake News, Echo Chambers, and News Algorithms

Many believe that with  billions of Facebook users turning to the site for world updates and information, it is impossible

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