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    #1

    fake news

    Please check if both versions are correct.

    1 Spreading fake news on the internet can have different reasons, e.g. being an instrument to achieve political goals, make money or have fun on the sometimes prizeless readers' reactions.

    2 Spreading fake news into the internet serves different purposes which can include: making money, achieving political goals, having fun on the sometimes prizeless readers' reactions.

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    Re: fake news

    What do you think "prizeless" means?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: fake news

    E.g. when the article says "An UFO just landed in the stadium during the Super Bowl halftime show. The Alien King ordered all humans to color their hairs green" and some people believe believe it and immediately drive to the supermarket to buy green color.

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    #4

    Re: fake news

    I think you mean priceless.

    Write a UFO. We pronounce the initials like ​you-eff-oh.
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    #5

    Re: fake news

    Quote Originally Posted by krisfromgermany View Post
    Please check if both versions are correct.

    1 People have different reasons for spreading fake news on the internet, e.g. to achieve political goals, make money or have fun at the sometimes priceless reactions from readers.

    2 Spreading fake news into the internet serves different purposes, which can include making money, achieving political goals, having fun at the sometimes priceless reactions from readers.
    Look carefully at the the changes.
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