Google admits citing ***** to spread fake Vegas shooter news

***** was, for some reason, counted among Google News’ “authoritative” sources.

Google News took the unusual step of confirming its use of the imageboard site ***** as a news source on Monday. The admission followed Google News' propagation of an incorrect name as a potential shooter in the tragic Las Vegas shooting on Sunday night.

A reporter from tech-news site The Outline posted the full text

Google admits citing ***** to spread fake Vegas shooter news