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Welcome to the Junk News Aggregator! We track the distribution of "junk news" on Facebook. Junk news sources deliberately publish misleading, deceptive or incorrect information purporting to be real news about politics, economics or culture. This content includes ideologically extreme, hyper-partisan, or conspiratorial news and information, as well as various forms of propaganda. Click here to read more about the science behind our classification system, and our methodology for aggregating junk news shared on Facebook.

To explore popular junk news posts, please explore the Visual Junk News Aggregator, below, visit the Top-10 Junk News Aggregator, or access the full Junk News Aggregator. More information and instructions can be found on the About page, and methodological details can be found on the Methodology page.

Warning: Junk news posts may contain hateful or inappropriate language and graphic images.

Visual Junk News Aggregator