Far-right misinfo is big on Facebook, but it's Facebook that blocks attempts to fix it

It’s not exactly breaking news that far-right misinformation — better known to most as “lies” — tends to do well on Facebook. But it’s telling that the biggest takeaway from a new study that attempts to understand the phenomenon is that Facebook itself is our chief obstacle to understanding more. New York University’s Cybersecurity for Democracy team released a paper on Wednesday bearing the title “Far-right sources on Facebook [are] more engaging.” The data isn’t…

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Far-right misinfo is big on Facebook, but it's Facebook that blocks attempts to fix it

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