Fake News in U.S. Election? Elsewhere, That’s Nothing New

Date: 1/13/2017
Category: Blog Post
Tags: Facebook,Information Overload,news,politics,Social Networks,Technology,Tools
Source Author: PAUL MOZUR and MARK SCOTT
Source Date: 11/17/2016
Source Name: New York Times
Source URL: Link to Source Article or Site

HONG KONG — Facebook rumors force a well-known politician to publish proof of his heritage. Fake images show a prominent female leader in a hangman’s noose. A politician’s aide decries violent crime with a Facebook photo of a girl’s corpse — an image that turns out to come from another country.

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