December 21, 2017 9:04 am -

Stopping people from reading fake news is proving tougher than expected, Facebook has admitted.

The company is ditching one of its original measures to tackle the spread of fake news on Facebook, which was to stick the word “disputed” next to misleading information.

But the tactic didn’t design for human pigheadedness where, when you tell someone their opinion is wrong, they simply entrench further in that opinion. MORE…

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.