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How can you tell if something is true? Here are 3...

Bob Britten, West Virginia University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages....

Inoculate yourself against election misinformation campaigns – 3 essential reads

Jeff Inglis, The Conversation As the midterm elections approach, Americans are already being subjected to misinformation campaigns, often online,...

How many bots are on Twitter? The question is difficult to...

Kai-Cheng Yang, Indiana University and Filippo Menczer, Indiana University Twitter reports that fewer than 5% of accounts are fakes...

Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter could make its misinformation problems worse

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, acquired Twitter in...

Fact-checking may be important, but it won’t help Americans learn to...

Taylor Dotson, New Mexico Tech Entering the new year, Americans are increasingly divided. They clash not only over differing...

What will 2022 bring in the way of misinformation on social...

Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University; Dam Hee Kim, University of Arizona, and Ethan Zuckerman, UMass Amherst At the end...

To navigate the dangers of the web, you need critical thinking...

Sam Wineburg, Stanford University The web is a treacherous place. A website’s author may not be...

7 ways to avoid becoming a misinformation superspreader

H. Colleen Sinclair, Mississippi State University The problem of misinformation isn’t going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter...

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