The tech news outlet found that the 20 best performing counterfeit stories from scam sites and to a great degree factional web journals produced somewhat more than 8.7 million shares, responses and remarks at the main interpersonal organization in the three months before the November 8 decision.
In correlation, the 20 best-performing race stories from significant news sites including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Huffington Post got barely short of 7.4 million shares, responses and remarks at Facebook, as indicated by BuzzFeed.
Preceding the last three months of the presidential battle, beat race stories from significant outlets had firmly outflanked fake news, BuzzFeed reported.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg a week ago rejected sham stories shared at the informal organization cleared a way of triumph for Republican President-elect Donald Trump.
"The possibility that fake news on Facebook, which is a little measure of the substance, impacted the decision in any capacity I believe is a really insane thought," Zuckerberg said amid a dramatic visit at a Technonomy innovation patterns gathering in California.
Be that as it may, Zuckerberg included, Facebook has additionally found that individuals are less disposed to
tap on connections or generally look at shared stories that did not agree with their perspectives.
The News Feed at Facebook has advanced from the beginning of being about offering individual goodies to companions or family to turning into a stage for critical news.
Google and Facebook moved Tuesday to slice off publicizing income to fake news locales, after an influx of feedback over the part falsehood played in the US presidential race.
The move by the two tech mammoths expects to interfere with assets to an industry powered by fake, regularly thrilling "news" flowing on the web and seen as a potential impact on popular supposition.
Facebook fake news performed superior to genuine stories amid the race, as per report