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    Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
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    “Instead of reducing political polarization, our intervention increased it.”
    “I was sensitive to saying, ‘Here I am, an outsider, a non-expert going to these places and saying I’m here to explain this.'”
    Plus: Does all our yammering about fake news make people think real news is fake?
    Users forward dubious messages to a chatbot; volunteer editors evaluate their credibility; the bot answers back to the user (and anyone wondering in the future).
    Plus: “Most of the people reviewing Burmese content spoke English.”
    Ultimately, what it probably comes down to is These platforms are terrible, are they ultimately enough of a net positive for me individually that I stay on them?
    Hot dog recipes via polls, coloring-book pages via screenshot, and public transit debates via the Q&A feature in the Enquirer’s creative Instagram Stories.
    “The newsletter itself in your inbox is simply not enough. What is it like to speak to the editor if you reply? What do you want to do with the information? What is the action involved when you get this newsletter?”
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