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Fact-Checking Google’s New Study On Political Fact-Checking: Mostly Misleading

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http://techcrunch.com – Welcome to TechCrunch’s ongoing series where we hold major tech companies accountable for spreading propaganda about their service’s value to the democratic process. Today, Google released a “study” showing that swing voters are turning to the Internet in droves (64%) to fact-check candidates. We rate this study “mostly misleading” for a few reasons. 1). most “swing” voters are actually closeted partisans, and the most recent evidence on genuinely independent thinkers finds that they care more about personality than substance. 2). Most voters loo (IT news)