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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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Facebook: “Sociopath,” “bipolar,” “uncool uncle,” “midlife crisis.” WhatsApp: “Best friend,” “sociable,” “fun,” “honest.”
Plus: The BBC uses podcasts as radio cross-promotion, The Daily gets stuck between a rock and an Op-Ed place, and The Guardian is joining the flagship news podcast game.
Audiences often overestimate the influence of news stories on other people — while underestimating how much they influence their own views and beliefs.