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“You have nothing to be ashamed of for your parents not vaccinating you. It wasn’t something you researched and decided against, you were just doing the whole ‘being a kid’ thing.”
If you thrive on emotion, read this.
Plus: 2018’s most popular health articles were plagued by misinformation, and one of Facebook’s fact-checking partners shares details on how much it’s paid.
Plus: Real-life consequences after you get harassed online, watching your boyfriend become radicalized, and what is Fox News, exactly?
During an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, “as rumors surface, communications experts rebut them with accurate information via WhatsApp or local radio.”
So if you think you have a “solution” for misinformation, it had better not be something that only targets digital natives.
Predictions and looks back.
Plus: Are your Google results really that different from your neighbor’s?
“These moves may hurt the firms’ finances, but they would also demonstrate serious and lasting commitment to limiting their platforms’ usefulness in political manipulation campaigns.”
Politics isn’t the only place where countering misinformation is tricky business: “The best evidence suggests that a more effective way of dealing with misinformation is not spreading it in the first place. That means avoiding repeating various myths — even if you’re debunking them.”