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What is fake news and how can you identify it?

Fake news can sometimes very closely mimic real news. Zoe Kleinman takes a look at where fake stories come from and how they travel.

This is part of a series by the BBC on disinformation and fake news - a global problem challenging the way we share information and perceive the world around us.

To see more stories and learn more about the series visit www.bbc.co.uk/beyondfakenews