Study Finds That Twitter Still Has a Major Fake News Problem

80% of accounts that spread disinformation during 2016 election are still tweeting away

Hundreds of thousands of Twitter accounts that amplified fake news and disinformation in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election are still active on the site, tweeting about other fake news and conspiracies more than a million times every day, according to a report released Thursday by the Knight Foundation.