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Twitter Remains Riddled With Fake News

Most of the accounts spreading fake news on Twitter during the election are still active, Nieman Lab reports, citing a new report from Knight. Worse yet, “These top fake and conspiracy news outlets on Twitter are largely stable,” according to the reports. Notes Nieman Lab: “The findings are consistent with recent research by Matthew Gentzkow, Hunt Allcott, and Chuan Yu that found that, while engagements with fake news on Facebook have decreased, shares of fake news on Twitter have increased since the election.”

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