Upstream podcast: Facebook's fake news problem, President-elect Trump

Upstream election podcast

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What do we do now?

Layer 8 editor Andrew Couts joins us in the bunker to discuss the fake news cycle, what role member berries played in the election, and what happens in the age of President-elect Donald Trump.

Buckle up, buckaroo.
2016 election
Fake news did better on Facebook prior to election than real news
Fake election news outperformed real news on Facebook in the three months prior to the presidential election, according to a study conducted by BuzzFeed.
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