Everybody beats up Facebook over fake news, but Siri can help Safari surface plenty of it too

Siri search suggestions

At the time of this writing, in the late afternoon on Tuesday, if I swipe to the right on my iPhone 7 Plus and type "Obama Muslim" into the search bar at the top, I'm shown a link right at the top for a YouTube video that breathlessly proclaims "Obama Admits He Is A Muslim."

Type "Obama lizard" into the search bar instead, and the Siri Suggested Websites feature helpfully surfaces a Quora thread speculating about whether the 44th president of the United States is indeed a lizard. Right below that is a link to a poorly cobbled together website that seems to make the same case. Type "Hillary cover up" into the search bar, and ... you get the idea. The fun continues.

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Everybody beats up Facebook over fake news, but Siri can help Safari surface plenty of it too originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 25 Sep 2018 at 20:31:04 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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