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Top health news stories on Facebook are fake

Facebook turned fifteen years old yesterday and sensationalized fake news such as “bacon is as harmful as cigarettes” are still rampant on the site. A bipartisan group of scientists studied so-called health news on Facebook and the results are not surprising. Kim looks at the results of this study and offers some advice on how best to handle these stories when they appear in our Facebook feeds.

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