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Misinformation on Social Media: Can Technology Save us?

Spread of #SB277 hashtag about a California vaccination law

In this visualization of the spread of the #SB277 hashtag about a California vaccination law, dots are Twitter accounts posting using that hashtag, and lines between them show retweeting of hashtagged posts. Larger dots are accounts that are retweeted mor

Credit: Onur Varol, CC BY-ND

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of hoaxes, rumors, conspiracy theories and misleading news.

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