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Watch: Mark Zuckerberg Talks Russian Election Interference And Facebook's Next Steps

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:02:07 Z)

Mark Zuckerberg went live on Facebook to discuss Russian election interference and Facebook's next steps to protect the integrity of the democratic process. Watch the full video below:

As you can see, the video has racked up almost a million views in about an hour and it is expected to be watched many more times.

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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