This could have been the first real "internet" election.
The D's seemed to lead in internet exposure in the last three or four elections but I think the R's took over on this one. And yes, I do believe they did it with mostly fake, slanted, social media news stories. They successfully moved the talk-Radio-Fox News rage machine onto social media.
The trump voters around me believe some crazy stuff.
Viral Fake Election News Outperformed Real News On Facebook In Final Months Of The US Election - BuzzFeed News:
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