The Internet’s Fake News Problem

The Internet’s Fake News Problem

CNET’s story on the internet’s fake news problem shows that it is bad and likely to get worse. Google and Facebook have been shown to run fake news. These marketing giants, which are a primary source of news, have made it quite clear that they do not want to arbitrate what news is fake. According to Pew Research Center, news viewed from the internet is growing and is a significant source of where people get their news. All this points to a problem that may soon be out of control.