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The Verge | 03.08.18

People on Twitter like passing on lies better than they like retweeting the truth

Joan Donovan

Data & Society Media Manipulation Lead Joan Donovan weighs in on the MIT report findings that misinformation is often amplified over the truth.

“’Even if bots aren’t the problem and it’s people and networks moving information, this paper gives us better leverage and insight into what we need to evaluate,’ says Donovan.”

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