One potential reason for the explosion of hoaxes, political disinformation, and fabricated clickbait on social media… is the goddamn blue checkmarks.
– Gizmodo, Nov 11, 2021
Fake news is becoming a ‘life-and-death’ matter and eroding trust and respect with each other, which is a backbone of any civilized society.
– Min-Seok Pang, Associate Professor, Temple University, Nov 9, 2021
In 2021, just 7% of respondents stated they had a great deal of trust in the mass media… 34% had no trust at all.
– Statista, Oct 13, 2021
Facebook spreads fake news faster than any other social website.
– Forbes, Mar 21, 2020