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The debate about fake news and its possible influence on the presidential election is particularly heated in Silicon Valley, the home of Facebook, Twitter and Google. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said fake news did not have an effect in the election, but he does want to fight its dissemination.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Kurt Wagner (@KurtWagner8), senior editor of social media at Recode, about how Facebook and others are addressing fake news.

This segment aired on November 22, 2016.

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