‘Fake news on Facebook didn’t sway US elections,’ says Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Founder and Chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the thought that false stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump. “The idea that fake news on Facebook, which is a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way I think is a pretty crazy idea,” Zuckerberg said during an on-stage chat at a Technonomy technology trends conference in California. He also dismissed worries about Facebook users existing in “bubbles” where they only see news or perspectives echoing their viewpoints. “Voters make decisions based on their lived … Continue reading ‘Fake news on Facebook didn’t sway US elections,’ says Zuckerberg