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Social Media Buzz: False News Travels Faster On Twitter, Study Finds05:12

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A new MIT study shows false news travels six times faster on Twitter and reaches significantly more people than actual news.

Here & Now's Robin Young rounds up stories trending online with Femi Oke (@FemiOke) of Al Jazeera English, including one judge's novel idea to resolve free-speech concerns over President Trump blocking some Twitter followers.

This segment aired on March 9, 2018.


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