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Jack Nicas
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New York Times reporter covering Silicon Valley and, lately, Boeing. WSJ alum. jack.nicas@nytimes.com | DMs open
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Does Facebook know how many fake accounts it has? Later today the company is set to update its estimate for its nu… https://t.co/3tHAYLVTZA
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As a guess, it's slightly higher than the upper limit of those who, if they knew of your existence, would oppose you in any way. So, I'd guess about 80% are fake news bot trolls. MT @jacknicas Does Facebook know how many fake accounts it has?...
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After Facebook and YouTube mostly barred Alex Jones, Infowars' traffic and app downloads spiked -- briefly. Our a… https://t.co/yAscaqCGRq
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Mr. Jones, meanwhile, has made Silicon Valley a new central enemy in his conspiracy theories. (I watched a lot of I… https://t.co/EAGxwaWV9O
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Of course, @RealAlexJones has found another outlet on social media: private Facebook groups. While I was watching… https://t.co/KwZ6jtLXkr
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Here's @RealAlexJones's 20-minute video disputing a statistic that we never used. We said https://t.co/0lrjapupNT t… https://t.co/QUNNNtCH35
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You can't show him wrong to his base & he can't show you wrong to your base. You get a byline, he gets a way to do more shtick. So, it works out for both of you just not the USA. MT @jacknicas Here's @RealAlexJones's 20-minute video disputing a statistic that we never used...
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.@jacknicas: if you want to undercut @RealAlexJones to his base, point out to them he's lying about #Twitter censorship. Real data (see my top tweet) shows they censor *all* kinds of users, not just cons. Jones/Watson *help* Twitter by greatly shrinking the possible opposition.