Facebook Examines Whether Untrue Posts Influenced Election

Before election day, one post on Facebook claimed falsely that Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump. It was accessed almost one million times. Many more false stories were posted and spread. Facebook is now doing some heavy soul-searching, as they should.

Read about it at the New York Times…

This is the kind of serious reflection that we as citizens — and our institutions — should be doing more broadly and more routinely.

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