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Why PAP should juz ban Facebook

In Internet on 26/05/2019 at 11:13 am

Facebook users are the problem, not fake news.

Research by the Oxford Internet Institute found that that individual junk news (as it defined) stories were more likely to be shared on Facebook than the work of mainstream news organisations. While mainstream news was more visible, stories from junk news sources proved far more engaging. In English, for example, the average junk news story got four times as many likes and other Facebook interactions as a story from a professional news organisation.

The study was done across seven languages ahead of the vote in recent EU elections.

Reference: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48345260

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  1. Not just FB but publishing & disseminating in general. That’s why printing press used to be banned & punishable by execution in many empires & kingdoms. Learning how to read & write was also a capital crime in many episodes of history. Those kings & emperors knew a thing or 2 about humanity & base human tendencies!

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