Fake news sites won the American election. BuzzFeed Canada editor Craig Silverman analyzed Facebook election news and found that bogus Facebook stories blew credible news out of the water.
Craig’s Buzzfeed News piece, “This Analysis Shows How Fake Election News Stories Outperformed Real News On Facebook” (Nov 16th 2016)
Craig’s Twitter: @CraigSilverman
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