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How a Macedonian town became a ‘fake news’ epicentre


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 12 Jul 2018

Hundreds of websites and Facebook pages started to come out of Veles servers with the sole aim of tarnishing Trump’s Democrat opponents like Hillary Clinton or his predecessor Barack Obama. — AFP Relaxnews

Hundreds of websites and Facebook pages started to come out of Veles servers with the sole aim of tarnishing Trump’s Democrat opponents like Hillary Clinton or his predecessor Barack Obama. — AFP Relaxnews

VELES, Macedonia: Jovan got a pair of Nike sneakers and went on holiday to Greece, his reward for having helped turn the small Macedonian town of Veles into an epicentre of “fake news” during the 2016 US presidential race. 

“That’s what the so-called fake news sites bought me,” said the 20-year-old who did not want to reveal his last name. 

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