Fake news


From the article:

“The issue here is how much we believe what we read,” Badawy said. “There is going to be a lot of content that we’re not sure of anymore, and this problem opens up more room for doubt in American politics and politics around the world.”

Doubt is good. Skepticism is good. Fundamental to the scientific method, and to rationality in general. If the takeaway from this explosion of propaganda is that people start doubting what they read, we are in better shape.

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