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Facebook's fake news labeling has a big catch

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When only some news is labeled as fact-checked and disputed, people believe stories that haven’t been marked as fact-checked more—even when they are completely false... the “implied truth effect.”...

warning labels did work to flag fictitious content... when no true or false labels were used, people considered sharing 29.8% of all false stories—yet when false stories were labeled as false, people only shared 16.1% of them...the unmarked false stories were shared 36.2% of the time...

we are more gullible to share these fake news stories when some are marked and others aren’t...

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.fastcompany.com/90471349/study-facebooks-fake-news-labels-have-a-fatal-flaw?partner=rss.

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