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World's Top Internet User Taps Fake News Busters for Elections

  • Philippines’ elections body cracks down on misleading posts
  • Media, academe team up to fact check election-related news
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In the Philippines -- where 76 million Internet users stay online the longest in the world -- just a handful of people spend a few hours each day to fight fake news about the upcoming midterm elections.