Gizmodo: Google’s Top Stories Promoted Misinformation About the Las Vegas Shooting From 4Chan

Gizmodo: Google’s Top Stories Promoted Misinformation About the Las Vegas Shooting From 4Chan . “On Sunday night, a gunman killed more than 50 people at a country music festival outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. On Monday morning, authorities identified the gunman as Stephen Paddock. But in an episode that has become sadly familiar in the immediate aftermath of such tragedies, amateur sleuths on 4chan incorrectly identified the shooter as another man—and this time Google helped signal boost their misinformation.” Sickening.

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