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I don’t always trust the internet but when I do I get my absolute Trump truthiness from Macedonia.

05 Nov

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Trump supporters easily fooled by absurdly fake news created by Macedonian teenagers

Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy has fueled the growth of phony “news” sites that are designed solely to clog up Trump fans’ Facebook feeds with pleasing information that they’ll want to eagerly share with their friends.

BuzzFeed has done some detective work and has discovered that more than 100 of these websites are being run by teenagers who live in the small town of Veles in the Eastern European country of Macedonia.

What’s even more amazing about these websites is that the people who run them tell BuzzFeed they don’t actually care about American politics — they just know that starting a pro-Trump website that spews out misinformation to Facebook and other social media is a goldmine right now.

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