Mark Zuckerberg outlined some of the steps Facebook is taking to weed out fake news, as other suggestions rolled in from media critics, international fact-checking groups, college students, technologists and newspaper columnists. Also: A fascinating case study of how fake news goes viral. — [Kurt Wagner / Recode]
Donald Trump spent the weekend interviewing a parade of potential cabinet members, but still found time to fire off insulting tweets about the “Hamilton” cast calling out VP-elect Mike Pence (who says he wasn’t offended) and Alec Baldwin’s Trump sketch on “Saturday Night Live.” — [Michael S. Schmidt and Michael D. Shear / New York Times]
Symantec is buying LifeLock, which sells identity theft protection services, for $2.3 billion and plans to integrate its features into the Norton line of antivirus products. — [Robert McMillan / Wall Street Journal]
Snap’s video-recording Spectacles are enjoying big-time buzz thanks to a clever marketing move: Introducing the gadget via vending machines that suddenly show up in interesting places. — [Kurt Wagner / Recode]
On the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, entrepreneur Sunil Rajaraman talks about his satirical post “This Is Your Life in Silicon Valley” and the anxiety that lurks under the tech world’s positivity. — [Eric Johnson / Recode]
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