How Mark Zuckerberg’s competitiveness turned Facebok into a haven for misinformation and conspiracy theories

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Hello!I still remember the first time I heard about Facebook. It was late 2005, and I was catching up with old friends who both attended a different university in the UK where the site had already established a following. They joked about their classmates who would post there all the time.15 years later, it’s easy to wonder how Facebook morphed from that early iteration into what it has become today.

From Rob Price:In recent months, posts and pages with misinformation about voting by mail and inflammatory allegations about politicians, as well as posts promoting armed right-wing militias and nazi symbolism, have spread across the social network, sometimes racking up millions of views. To anyone who visited Facebook in its earlier, more innocent years, the new tone of Facebook might come …

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