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How many people saw Russian campaign ads? And maybe were influenced by them?

From 538 Significant Digits: 10 million Estimated number of Facebook users who saw 2016 political ads paid for by Russian entities. That’s what $100,000 for 3,000 ads buys you. [The Wall Street Journal]

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The facts of life: Further details about Russian fake news

Source: Facebook’s Russia-Linked Ads Came in Many Disguises – The New York Times An excellent article, with some Facebook page reproductions, so you can see exactly what some of these fakes looked like on your screens. SAN FRANCISCO — The … Continue reading

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How sick is fake news?

As sick as the late Paul Horner. (And in case you’re wondering: no, I’m not going to mourn this horrible little creature.) Source: Paul Horner, Fake News Writer Who Took Credit for Trump Victory, Dies at 38 – The New … Continue reading

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