Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Harvard University graduation ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 25. Photo: AP

What Facebook, Twitter and Trump are telling us about fake news and a polarised world

Niall Ferguson says the rise of social media platforms has revolutionised the democratic process, with rogue users able to spread not just fake news but extreme opinions to cause massive polarisation, as like attracts like

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Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Harvard University graduation ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 25. Photo: AP
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