Facebook and Fake News
Facebook recently hid the counter of “likes” that posts receive. Although the number of “likes” is hidden intuitively, you still can see who likes this post and count them if you click again. Does this design really reach the goal that Facebook says “to make people comfortable expressing themselves and increase the quality of the content they share”?
Marian-Andrei Rizoiu, a lecturer in Computer Science from the University of Technology Sydney discusses the new design of Facebook and whether it helps regulate fake news