Fake News has been a major topic during the 2017 post-American Presidential election season due of its potential roles in the voting outcomes. This is an area that Facebook, Google and other major technology companies decide to tackle because of the negative impact Fake News plagues to their reputations. Fake News emerges as a new form of manipulation to control elections, vehiculate propagandas, and so forth.
In the wake of combating Fake News, Russia seems to show signs as one of the government systems to take full advantage of Fake News. In the line of this idea, Huffington Post’s Willa Frej writes “Russia Spread Fake News And Disinformation In Sweden, Report Finds.” In the Article, the reporter elaborates that experts determined that a series of forged letters, Fake News items tactics have peppered the Swedish information landscape started three years ago, after the Russian annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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