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Facebook enables 'fake news' by reliance on digital advertising – report | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook enables 'fake news' by reliance on digital advertising – report | Technology | The Guardian

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attempts to put a lid on the practice with tweaks to the platform are doomed to failure while the basic business model of a social network is advertising-driven, algorithmically-run and attention-focused.... the entire industry is built to leverage sophisticated technology to aggregate user attention and sell advertising... an alignment of interests between advertisers and the platforms. And disinformation operators are typically indistinguishable from any other advertiser.

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