The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News
By Robinson Meyer

March 8, 2018 at 02:00PM
via The Atlantic http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/theatlantic/TZRn/~3/_hCS6voyJY4/

“This finding should dispirit every user who turns to social media to find or distribute accurate information. It suggests that no matter how adroitly people plan to use Twitter—no matter how meticulously they curate their feed or follow reliable sources—they can still get snookered by a falsehood in the heat of the moment.”