Some of the biggest fake news stories of 2017. Source:

Selected stories. Focussed on political stories. Filtered out death hoaxes, tales of perverse titillation, made-up celebrity gossip and stuff that was plainly bonkers.

Tried to clean up the searches as much as possible to remove noise from the signals. A lot of hits for individual fake news stories actually came from wide-spread stories debunking the story. Inflammation?

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