Social media editors battle to separate true from false


The function of social media editors has expanded to include verifying words and images and ferreting out fakes, as miscreants learn to produce timely but false content. “Fakery has caught up to real-time, in the same way that true content is real-time,” said David Clinch, editorial director at Storyful, which serves as a filter for news supplied through social media. Poynter.org

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