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  • 2018-02-22 13:02:06
  • by Angela Long (talk | contribs)
  • Note: Trump tweet image
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Screen Shot 2018-02-22 at 13.10.38 Online game tries to teach what's wrong about 'fake news'
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  Cambridge scientists created fun sequence to track temptation to lie to public
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  An online game, called "Bad News", has been devised so players can emulate prominent people's use of "fake news".
  The game's inventors say they wish to 'vaccinate' the public against spreading misinformation and cruel jokes online.
  The term "<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fake_news">fake news</a>", which gained international fame after its use in the U.S. 2016 presidential campaign, has become widespread, terming any claim or reported event which the speaker deplores. When candidate, Donald Trump told CNN "You are fake news" during a press conference.
  Recently, President Trump tweeted that "Any negative polls are fake news."
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  The team says it will publish its findings in the <a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjrr20">Journal of Risk Research.</a>
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