Fake news: Here's where it came from leading up to the election, and how much it was shared
Right-wing Facebook pages were a primary source
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Posted at 10:15 AM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 13:09:08-05
The 2016 election raised a lot of questions, and one was what's fake and what's not. "Fake news" shared on social media and how much it influenced voters' decisions has been increasingly debated since Election Day.
Here's an analysis of fake news stories based on data collected by Buzzfeed.
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