What if instead of blaming readers of misinformation, we showed them how to tell the difference between facts and falsehoods?

Protestors are seen at an anti-vaccination rally in Sydney.
Those who spread misinformation are not always the same people who are affected by it. Instead of blaming people like these protesters at an anti-vaccination rally in Sydney this year, there should be tools that fault the fake news. Credit: Brook Mitchell / Getty Images

Fake news can have fatal consequences, and the technology already exists to help the people most affected stay safe. Now all we have to do is implement it.

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