Brian Kolfage once ran a disinformation fake “news” website called Freedom Daily. He rebranded once he was sued for libel (along with notorious Internet troll Chuck C. Johnson) for spreading fake news during the Charlottesville rally.
Facebook insists that they hold up a mirror to society. But they do more than that: they shape it.
So why do they keep pushing the “mirror” analogy? Ah, well, that’s…the question.
A common thread connects the recent muddles that management at both Facebook and New York Times fell into.
Facebook’s touting of free speech is deceptive. They want you to forget how their platform works.
Why social media is responsible for our fake news crisis.
This is a disturbing inside look at the Trump supporter echo chamber.