Fake News & Facebook Ads: It’s Shockingly Cheap to Influence Elections [DATA] (Search Engine Journal)

Search Engine Journal: Fake News & Facebook Ads: It’s Shockingly Cheap to Influence Elections [DATA]. “Last week I ran an experiment to see if it’s still possible to become a fake news media mogul on Facebook, nearly an entire year after the 2016 U.S. presidential election which first brought attention to this issue. TLDR: the entire effort took less than an hour of work and just $50 of Facebook ads. The results were appalling.” Caution: this article may make your blood boil.

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