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Social media censorship – fact-checking your news source | #socialmedia | #hacking | #aihp



There are no laws to shield people from misinformation. So, as the nation chugs toward the final stretch of the presidential campaign season, Americans need to take a good look at where they gathered the information that forms their political opinions. 

If your news flows primarily from social media sources such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, you are not alone. A Pew Research survey shows that 78% of residents under 50 get their news from these sites, mostly from Facebook, which as more than 2.7 billion active users. 

But given the way Facebook aggregates information, it is likely consumers have been manipulated away from alternative viewpoints — viewpoints that might have changed minds, had the user been exposed. Few realize the depths to which Facebook analytics and human monitors restrict, delete and fact-check the information they receive.  

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