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http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/calgary/fake-facebook-accounts-calgary-alberta-politics-1.4128312

This affects us because we could never know who is behind those commenting accounts. We may think them as some political expert and be influenced to accept their views.

Manchester Arena: 2 rules to sort truth from fiction in an attack’s confusing aftermath

This affects us because we would focus on and worry about the fake posts and miss out the real family of the victims who need help. It could also attract unwanted attention for the person whose photo was “stolen.”

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170301-lies-propaganda-and-fake-news-a-grand-challenge-of-our-age

This affects us because many of us are confused with the basic facts and news. Some of us are tricked into believing lies. Thus, specific groups could make up news and manipulate public’s opinions for their own favor. Everyone should have the right to be informed about the truth.

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