Fake News

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Fake News = False stories that appear to be news, spread on the internet or using other media, usually created to influence political views or as a joke – Cambridge Dictionary

Games
https://getbadnews.com
https://boingboing.net/2019/06/27/cognitive-antibodies.html

2019 Report
Researchers at Princeton University and New York University found that people 65 years of age and over are seven times more likely to share fake news than those aged 18-29. The report – Less than you think: Prevalence and predictors of fake news dissemination on Facebook – suggest that “it is possible an entire cohort of Americans … lacks the level of digital media literacy necessary” to separate fact from fiction online.

Age, not politics – NBC News

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/the_godfather_of_fake_news
https://abqlibrary.org/FakeNews/Home@abclibrary
https://internethealthreport.org/2018/spotlight-understanding-fake-news
https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/18/fake-news-is-an-existential-crisis-for-social-media
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-fake-news-twitter-20180308-story.html

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