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Now that Google and Facebook are going after fake news sites and stories, how wi

  1. Dean Traylor profile image94
    Dean Traylorposted 17 months ago

    Now that Google and Facebook are going after fake news sites and stories, how will this affect us?

    There's no doubt fake news have been a problem for a while. And, now, social media and Google are seeking ways to tweak their systems exclude these sites. However, in the process will Hubpage become an unintended victim? Will editorial policies for this site change to ensure they don't get locked out? Remember, there are some nutty and false stories floating around this site. Will we see a purge of these particular hubs? Simply put, do we have something to worry about since that algorithm term is being thrown around by Google and Facebook?

  2. Don Bobbitt profile image94
    Don Bobbittposted 17 months ago

    Honestly, one of my concerns with some people is the lack of fact checking. As an Engineer, I see far too many people who interject opinions as facts. And just the other day, I read a well written article that spouted a premise about technical premise that is absolutely impossible. It even recommended the purchase of certain products that  I know for a fact will not perform as they bragged they would.
    My question for HP is; When will you get someone with technical expertise who can catch such false statements?
    DON

    1. Dean Traylor profile image94
      Dean Traylorposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      I agree there are a lot of writers on this  site that don't fact-check stuff. I've caught a few. Still the most erroneous one was an another site. One day I will have to write a hub about that.

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 17 months ago

    Writing news type articles on Hubpages is a horrible idea to begin with. And the management of the website(s) have always made it clear that news type articles aren't the way to have success here.

    So there will be no anything regarding this site and Facebook, Google, and the fake news witch hunt.

    Telling lies is a bad idea in any situation. Telling lies in order to make money screams of desperation. Well, lets all just be honest so we don't have to worry about such things.

    1. Dean Traylor profile image94
      Dean Traylorposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Evidently, it's been very profitable for these creators of the fake news site.

    2. Dont Taze Me Bro profile image58
      Dont Taze Me Broposted 16 months agoin reply to this

      Hey wes, what do you think of Morris' take on fake news and the Russians. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIS4fQiI_Vc

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