Mashable features NLP as a tool to counter ‘fake news’

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Small Humans, a Mashable series about raising children, explored the skills children need to avoid being fooled by “fake news.” Among the experts interviewed was Peter Adams, our senior vice president of education, who said that equipping teens to deal with misinformation is a moral imperative. “Information is the basis of students’ civic literacy, civic engagement, and civic empowerment, so to not give them the tools they need to navigate the 21st-century information landscape and make smart decisions is fundamentally disempowering,” he said.

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