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Trump Tweets About Fake News, Twitter Responds

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:15:06 Z)

It seems Donald Trump is quite mad about the recent leaks that have plagued his administration so he took to twitter this morning to vent some frustration:

It didn't take long for others on Twitter to respond, here is a selection of the best tweets:

What a time to be alive!

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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