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Look Who’s Really Behind Snopes, Facebook’s New “Fact Checkers” (Video)
MEET THE STAFF OF SNOPES… NOT QUITE WHAT YOU EXPECTED IS IT?
Since Facebook has hired Snopes.com as one of their new “fact checkers” to put an end to the spread of “fake news” across Facebook, wouldn’t this be a great time to meet the folks behind Snopes? Fasten your seatbelts for this one. How many times have you been talking to someone who rebutted something you said with a comment like, “But Snopes.com said that isn’t true,” or something to that effect, as if Snopes.com somehow is an authority on anything?
For folks to rely so heavily on what Snopes.com says, I can’t help but wonder how many people think Snopes.com consists of several floors in a Manhattan sky rise with dozens of employees working tirelessly around the…
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