Monday, November 21, 2016

How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study - The New York Times

How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study - The New York Times

Mr. Tucker, who had taken photos of a large group of buses he saw near downtown Austin earlier in the day because he thought it was unusual, saw reports of protests against Mr. Trump in the city and decided the two were connected. He posted three of the images with the declaration: “Anti-Trump protestors in Austin today are not as organic as they seem. Here are the busses they came in. #fakeprotests #trump2016 #austin”

  

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