Fake News Yale Study Finds Flaw In Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News By Davis Dunavin • Feb 12, 2018 Elise Amendola / AP Facebook’s plan to fight fake news may have a fatal flaw. That’s according to a Yale study on how people read and react to news on the social media platform. Yale Study: Facebook Tags Don’t Deter People From Believing Fake News By Davis Dunavin • Sep 18, 2017 Raphael Satter / AP Listen Listening... / 1:46 Earlier this year, Facebook introduced tags that were supposed to warn users when a story could be fake news. But findings from a new Yale University study show that tags don’t do much to convince people. Expert: Education Is The Only Way To Fight Fake News By Davis Dunavin • Mar 8, 2017 Raphael Satter / AP Listen Listening... / 6:55 Since the presidential election last year, the term “fake news” has been used to discredit news reports, real or otherwise, and to shape public opinion. At times its meaning has become murky.