How to fight pro-Trump propaganda by talking to people on Facebook

An example of the approach I propose in this piece: going into pro-Trump Facebook groups and educating them about the fake, foreign-origin news/posts they’re reacting to.

Summary of idea: Talking one-on-one with Trump supporters on Facebook

Why is this helpful?

A synopsis of Facebook’s fake news problem

An example of the kind of fake/biased content that is rampant in conservative Facebook groups.
Example of the violent, unstable responses commonly seen in pro-Trump Facebook groups.

Tips for getting into pro-Trump groups

Tips on what to say

Afterwards

Strategies for having more in-depth discussions

Have psych podcast “People Who Read People.” My research into online deception featured in NYT, WaPo, more. Wrote books on poker tells (translated 8 languages).

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