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“The audience is not loyal to Fox. It wants to get its fix of identity-confirming news. It will go where it can get it, and avoid where it can’t get it.”
Ahead of crucial Senate runoffs, Facebook reversed its political ad ban, and the impact was visible on users’ feeds.
By arguing with a message, you are spreading it further. This matters, because if more people see it, or see it more often, it will have an even greater effect.