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Sign Up For The Fake Newsletter — A Regular Update About Digital Deception

BuzzFeed News media editor Craig Silverman and reporter Jane Lytvynenko analyze news and research about misinformation, conspiracies, hoaxes, and fake news.

The internet is full of scams and garbage. From fake news to misleading hyperpartisan blogs, to people making bank from cryptocurrency scams, BuzzFeed’s debunking team is there to uncover it.

Here are some examples of stories we'll deconstruct in this newsletter:

- How fake news and misinformation spread on large social media platforms

- What fake traffic is and how scammers are using it to steal millions

- The murky world of cryptocurrency schemes

- Learning how to differentiate between a real Obama and a fake Obama

Join us as we sift through the internet junkyard and reveal the actors and tactics fueling online misinformation.

Get your digital deception update here.

Jane Lytvynenko is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada. PGP fingerprint: A088 89E6 2500 AD3C 8081 BAFB 23BA 21F3 81E0 101C.

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Craig Silverman is a media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto.

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