Facebook drops the hammer but did anyone hear it?

We might be through the looking glass after the relatively muted reaction to Facebook's actually doing something about fake news

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
23rd August, 2018
'Serious win' for Facebook. Pic: Getty

Wait, give me a second here.

The scourge of society, fake news, took a hammering as Facebook finally said no more by taking down a stunning 650 fake news pages in scenes like the big climactic bit of the movie Hackers.

Still not quite enough. Hmm, ok, that scourge of society one but only in all caps.

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