Feb 12, 2017

Apple's Cook says fake news is "killing our minds"

Matt Dunham / AP

Technology companies and governments need to lead the charge against fake news, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview with The Daily Telegraph.

We are going through this period of time right here where unfortunately some of the people that are winning are the people that spend their time trying to get the most clicks, not tell the most truth

He called on technology companies to try and "squeeze" the fake news phenomenon, but didn't offer specifics; "Too many of us are just in the complain category right now and haven't figured out what to do."

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