On Facebook, Your Political Views Could Get You Unfriended


Posted on August 25, 2016, 7:29 pm
4 mins

A new battle is underway in the American presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton — not on the campaign trail, but rather on Facebook. Some people are bombarding the social networking site with articles about the candidates, and adding their own opinions of them. “Hurtful”, “harmful” and “go too far” are some of the words Facebook “friends” who receive these posts in their daily feeds are using to describe them.

Articles like “Trump says Clinton ‘knows she’s guilty’” or “Clinton labels Trump a ‘racist’” are sandwiched in-between motivational articles, recipes and vacation photos.

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