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Fake News vs Real News: Mezzobit Examines This To See Who Makes Money

I got this oddball story from JAPAN.  Not the US media.  It is amazing! Study: New Online business that does studies about Ad-tech use shines light on fringe, fake news sites’ sounds like yet another story about how evil those of us who give out news are ‘alt news’ and thus, not trustworthy.

 

But shock of the day, this story actually alerts us to the existence of something that tracks everyone in a very strange way!

 

What distinguishes mainstream news sites from those devoted to fake news or other hyper-partisan takes on events? It’s not just the stories they run, but also the way they use online technology that tracks readers and shows them ads, according to a new study by a web analytics firm.

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