Microsoft is Fighting Fake News? Hilarious (Premium)


I was amused to see that Microsoft has quietly undertaken a campaign to warn Edge mobile users about untrustworthy news sites. After all, Microsoft is one of many news aggregators that promotes fake news all the time.

No, I don’t mean earth-shattering fake news, like Russia allegedly colluding with the winner of the most recent U.S. presidential election: I have no proof of that. I’m talking about something far more personal in nature, something I see every day. Something I can easily point to.

Ready to upgrade your experience?

Looks like you don't have an account with us or have reached your article limit with your Basic subscription. Start your Spring season with Thurrott Premium. During our Spring Sale, your first year is $48.00! Sale ends May 31, 2019.

See Premium Options

Learn why you should sign up for Premium.

Commitment may not be your thing ...

If that's the case, sign-up to be a Basic member on

With a Basic membership, you'll have limited access to Premium content (3 Premium articles per month), receive the Thurrott Daily newsletter & have the ability to comment on articles or forums.

Create a Account