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Snopes, Fact-Checker For Facebook And Google, Botches Fact Check

Fact-check website Snopes botched a fact-check of a viral, but wildly misleading meme. Snopes claimed that the “general idea” of the meme was “correct.” Both Facebook and Google give Snopes preferential treatment on their sites. Snopes, a left-leaning fact-checking website given preferential treatment by Facebook and Google, botched its fact-check of a viral meme that was mocked within political circles for ...

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Four Questions Google Refuses To Answer

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Google has declined to answer several questions about an internal debate Google employees had about potentially suppressing The Daily Caller and Breitbart in the company’s search function. The Daily Caller News Foundation sent Google a list of questions in advance of its exclusive report, which revealed the discussion about suppressing right-of-center articles as a response to President Donald Trump’s election. Google issued ...

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