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French ‘yellow vest’ fake news gets 100 million Facebook hits

News Summed Up 2019-03-13 05:30:00

French ‘yellow vest’ fake news gets 100 million Facebook hits 0 SHARES Share it! Share TweetBy Agence France-PresseFake news circulating within the French “yellow vest” protest movement has been viewed more than 100 million times on Facebook, according to a study published Wednesday. It said the stories which were identified as false by traditional media outlets were seen more than 105 million times and shared four million times. Russia’s RT ‘most viewed’The French daily Le Monde showed that social network had never cut the image. Analysis of the first 500 YouTube search results on the “yellow vest” movement showed that RT was by far the most viewed outlet, outstripping the combined results of several major French media outlets.


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