How Teens In The Balkans Are Duping Trump Supporters With Fake News

Date: 12/10/2016
Category: Online Publication
Tags: Information Overload,internet,politics,Tools
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Source Date: 11/3/2016
Source Name: Buzzfeed
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“This is the news of the millennium!” said the story on WorldPoliticus.com. Citing unnamed FBI sources, it claimed Hillary Clinton will be indicted in 2017 for crimes related to her email scandal. “Your Prayers Have Been Answered,” declared the headline. For Trump supporters, that certainly seemed to be the case. They helped the baseless story generate over 140,000 shares, reactions, and comments on Facebook.

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