Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has denied claims that
“Personally, I think the idea that fake news on Facebook, of which there is a very small amount of the content, influences the election is a pretty crazy idea.
People are trying to understand the result of the election. I do think there is a certain profound lack of empathy in asserting that the only reason someone voted the way they did is because they saw some fake news. I don’t think that is internalising the message Trump supporters are trying to send in this election."