Sheryl Sandberg Says Fake News on Facebook Didn’t Sway the Election — Fortune

Did the fake news that spreads like wildfire online help Donald Trump win the presidential election? Facebook still doesn’t think so. Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of the massive social media platform, said in an interview on NBC’s Today show on Thursday morning that fake news and hoaxes did not affect the outcome of November’s general…

via Sheryl Sandberg Says Fake News on Facebook Didn’t Sway the Election — Fortune

*Jules’s Note: Tell that to Edgar Welch who stormed Comet Ping Pong Pizza to save kids from a fake Clinton/Podesta child sex ring…fake news does sway way too many people because of the cognitive certainty/dissonance running rampant in American culture. Emotions are trumping (pun intended) logic in a society that has chosen entertainment over substance.

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